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Bridging the Gap Between Kids and Farms

“apples” by Ryan Harvey is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

October 24, 2017 - 2:08 pm

It’s not often that school-age children get to experience the bounty of food grown on farms in Seattle’s fertile neighboring valleys. “Farm to table” is best known as a culinary experience at high end restaurants. One after-school and pre-school care program is turning that around. Not only are they sourcing locally grown food with the help of a start-up to “bridge the gap between fields and kitchens”, they’re working to make sure staff know how to cook with the valleys unique ripe and ready produce. Martha Baskin has the story.

apples” by Ryan Harvey is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Producer Matha Baskin