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Cauliflower: How Does it Grow?

Five million heads of cauliflower grow every year at Lakeside Organic Gardens, a family-owned farm in Watsonville, California. These flower bunches are full of vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants... and they change fro...

Sci Code: There’s no such thing as vegetables

Botanically-speaking, the "veggies" that we're eating are way more interesting and diverse than we usually give them credit for. A carrot is a root, broccoli is a flower, spinach is a leaf, asparagus are stems, potato...

How to Make Vegetable Sushi: Farm to Table Family

Let the kids assemble their own veggie sushi rolls, customized with their favorite vegetables, in this recipe from PBS Parents' Farm to Table Family.

Garlic: How Does it Grow?

With a history of human use going back 7,000 years, garlic is a culinary and medicinal mainstay in Asian, European, African, Latin American and North American cultures, and yet many don't know a lot about this pungent...

Urban Gardeners Grow Crops in Spare Spaces

Urban garden designer Meredith Sheperd describes how growing fresh fruit and vegetables can be a successful part of city life, despite limited space and resources. From National Geographic, explore a variety of Washin...

Easy recipe: How to make ketchup

Who needs preservatives and sugar in their ketchup? Make your own delicious non-Newtonian fluid with some Roma tomatoes, salt, olive oil, water, and some apple cider vinegar after you watch Z...

Sugar: Hiding in plain sight

We know that sugar is a big part of candy, ice cream, and sweet drinks, but did you know that added sugars are included in 3/4 of the 600,000+ products found in the average grocery store? And...

How Gardening at School Enables Interdisciplinary Learning

From Edutopia, this is the story of a high school student who brought his hobby — growing food with an aquaponic system for his family and neighbors — to his school’s underutilized greenhouse, creat...

How to make pickles

Homemade pickles are super easy to make, and are fun to flavor in different ways. In How To Make Pickles, WNYC takes us to Brooklyn Brine where they walk through how their dill pickles happen — all you’ll...

Magic Beard

Magic Beard by Minneapolis photographer Ben Garvin. Warning: If you have a beard in your house, you may be asked to pull crayons out if it after watching this.  via Colossal.

Love Food Hate Waste: Fruit and Vegetables

This video from UK-based Love Food Hate Waste, directed by Wes West, is one in a very useful educational series about how to reduce food waste in your home. Did you know that you could put a w...

Asparagus-Stuffed Semolina Gnocchi Casserole

In this first episode of Kitchen Vignettes from PBS Food, asparagus is picked fresh from the garden and then dances on a cutting board before becoming a delicious Asparagus-Stuffed Semolina ...

Omelette by Madeline Sharafian

Featuring an overworked fella and his hard-working dog, Calarts student Madeline Sharafian celebrates the act of making food for those you love in this short animated film called Omelette. She writes, “It fe...

j.viewz playing Teardrop with vegetables

Fruits and veggies + the MaKey MaKey Invention Kit = serious DIY audio fun. J.Viewz, a songwriter, producer, and artist in Brooklyn, demonstrates how a MaKey MaKey turns anything that can condu...

Paignton Zoo’s Vertical Farm

When zoo animals want fresh greens (and bright reds and oranges) to eat, there’s no better solution than growing those vegetables at the zoo. But when you don’t have a lot of space or money (or sometimes ...

The NY Sunworks Science Barge

Powered by wind turbines, solar panels, and a biodiesel generator, the NY Sunworks Science Barge (now in Yonkers, New York) is a model for energy-efficient, sustainable urban farming. Using a hydroponic system that re...

The Cook’s Atelier: Farm to table in Burgundy, France

Freshly-picked vegetables from Madame Loichet’s farm, prepared by mother/daughter team Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini of The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy, France, and f...

Jiggling mushrooms travel on machines at the processing factory

It's a mushroom processing factory! Film a series of massive machines complete with automated conveyor belts, size sorters, stem choppers, etc and suddenly you've got kids who are fascinated how mushrooms get from the...

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