Posts by: Mariah Bohanon

A Spoonful of Sugar Doesn’t Help the Lesson Go Down: Hands-on Nutrition Education

If you’re past a certain age, you’ve probably experienced how soft drink sizes have evolved with time…. But you know who may not be as familiar with that story? Our students. That’s why Pam Koch has made it her life’s work to tell them about it.

Getting the Nitty Gritty on Dirt at Cropsey Farm

“Without healthy soil, we don’t have healthy plants. Without healthy plants, we don’t have healthy food. And without healthy food, we don’t have healthy people,” Cropsey Farm’s Jose Romero-Bosch told THV. And without being too doom and gloom, he tries to explain to students that soil is a scarce resource that takes billions of years to create.

Kingston Y Farm Gets Kids Growing

Kaycee Wimbish used to teach second grade in NYC, but now she teaches in a lot behind the Kingston YMCA.