Sprouting Minds

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Our farms are classrooms where lessons come to life. We seek to give everyone a better understanding of where their food comes from, why fruits and vegetables are important to our bodies, and how we all can build a healthier community.

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On and off farm programs

Sprouting Minds is educational programming for all ages. Programs run 1-2 hours (depending on age of participants) and includes a customized mix of activities relating to the season. They can take place on the farm or we can come to you. Program costs vary based on location, length, and scope. To learn more and schedule a Sprouting Minds visit for your group email tori@community-harvest.org.

Kids Cooking Classes

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It’s not enough to know that fruits and vegetables are vital to healthy bodies – you also have to eat them! We offer a range of classes to get kids from preschool to sixth grade to taste and cook with produce to help develop the life-long habit of healthy eating.

Broccoli Head Chefs – 9-12 year olds

These 2-hour classes are geared towards 9-12 year olds and emphasizes specific nutrition topics, following advanced recipes, and adjusting recipes to your own tastes. All classes are drop-off and include hands-on cooking the students will do, plus recipes that will be sent home. All classes are vegetarian, but may include allergens. All Broccoli Head Chef classes are $40/participant and take place at 37 Wheeler Road, North Grafton, MA. Classes have a minimum of 4 participants to run and a maximum of 12 participants.

Each class has a different theme and recipes. Click on the registration form to view the full class description.

Morning Rocket Fuel – Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Dumplings Around the World – Friday, February 23rd, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Secret Ingredient Desserts – Thursday, March 15th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

You Can Make Pasta! – Monday, April 30th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

The Nutrient Games – Tuesday, May 15th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Salad Dressing Lab – Thursday, June 28th, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Rethink Your Drink – Monday, July 16th, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Herbal Mania – Monday, July 30th, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Becoming a Pickle – Tuesday, August 14th, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Garden Scavenger Hunt – Tuesday, August 28th, 2018, 2:30-4:30pm

Tomatoes: Fruit or Vegetable?? – Thursday, September 13th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Whole Grain Goodness – Thursday, September 18th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Apples Apples Apples! – Tuesday, October 16th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

The Beta Carotene Monster – Tuesday, October 30th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Magic Eggs – Tuesday, November 27th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

It’s a Party! – Monday, December 10th, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm

Celery Sous Chefs – 5-8 year olds

These 1-hour classes are geared towards 5-8 year olds and emphasizes basic nutrition, reading recipes, measuring, and tasting new things. All classes are drop-off and include hands-on cooking the students will do, plus recipes that will be sent home. All classes are vegetarian, but may include allergens. All Celery Sous Chef classes are $20/participant and take place at 37 Wheeler Road, North Grafton, MA. Classes have a minimum of 4 participants to run and a maximum of 10 participants.

Each class has a different theme and recipes. Click on the registration form to view the full class description.

Morning Rocket Fuel – Tuesday, January 16th, 4-5pm

Dumpling Master – Tuesday, February 20th, 2:30-3:30pm

Dumpling Master (second class added due to high demand) – Wednesday, February 21st , 2:30-3:30pm

Secret Ingredient Desserts – Thursday, March 8th, 2018, 4-5pm

Secret Ingredient Desserts (second class added due to high demand) – Thursday, March 29th, 2018, 4-5pm

Quesadilla Quest – Monday, April 23rd, 2018, 4-5pm

I Can Eat a Whole Plant! – Tuesday, May 8th, 2018, 4-5pm

Glorious Green Foods – Thursday, June 21st, 2018, 2:30-3:30pm

Scrumptious Smoothies – Monday, July 9th, 2018, 2:30-3:30pm

Pesto Power – Monday, July 23rd, 2018, 2:30-3:30pm

Rainbow Salsa – Thursday, August 9th, 2018, 2:30-3:30pm

Garden Scavenger Hunt – Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, 2:30-3:30pm

Tomatoes: Fruit or Vegetable?? – Tuesday, September 11th, 2018, 4-5pm

Whole Grain Goodness – Thursday, September 20th, 2018, 4-5pm

Apples Apples Apples! – Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 4-5pm

The Beta Carotene Monster – Tuesday, October 23rd, 4-5pm

Personalize Your Pizza – Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, 4-5pm

Delightful Dips – Monday, December 3rd, 2018, 4-5pm

Pepper Pack – 2-4 year olds

Come join the Pepper Pack! This 1-hour program is for 2-4 year olds and includes a hands-on volunteer farm activity, vegetable tasting, and another activity geared towards the season. We may plant something to take home, visit the tractors on the farm, or read a story. Registration is not required for this program – just show up! Cost is $10 per adult/child pair. All programs run on Tuesdays from 10-11am. Meet us in the learning garden to join!

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