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Tuesday July 28, 2015 We finally made it! The last day of the regular Summer Program and wow did it fly by! Today the teens go to the farm for the last time and prepare for tomorrow’s fun-filled day of games and good food to celebrate the end of the five amazing...

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Kitchen Talk

Monday July 20, 2015 Ah, the glorious heat that precedes the month of August. If the weather is foretelling of how the rest of the Summer will be, than I must stress the importance of H2O! Water, water, water…people! Please be aware that we are educating the...

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Kitchen Talk

The most common complaint parents hear from their children at the dinner table is, “I don’t like that”. Normally, this negative status is in reference to vegetables. As adults, time has been in our favor as we develop our taste buds and broaden our...

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Kitchen Talk

Thursday July 9, 2015 Some days in the kitchen are hotter than others but the work has continued and creative dishes are inspired by donations from Chester County Food Bank and Sankanac CSA. So far we have had an astounding supply of zucchini and cucumbers, leading to...

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The More You Grow, The More You Know

These first two weeks have passed in a flash and so much has happened! The youth are starting to become really comfortable on the farms and with each other, which makes even the most tedious weeding jobs go a little faster.   We have learned so much from our farm...

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Kitchen Talk

Monday June 29, 2015 All Recipes can be found in Grow and Cook. The Summer Internship started off on a high note as the energetic group of teens began their first day. Team building activities lead them to breakfast, snack, and lunch, excited for what fresh, homemade...

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Kitchen Talk

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 7am beckons the cooks to prepare recipe after recipe in time to enrich the teens with nutrients for the long day ahead. Music prompts the mood as hour after hour races by. The motto this summer is to embrace whatever mood fills the air and have...

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Kitchen Talk

It is hard to believe Week Two has come to an end. With the Fourth of July holiday around the corner, the teens have worked hard to deserve a fun-filled weekend with family and friends. While there were no fireworks on the farms, there were explosions of flavor this...

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Food For Thought Until Next Year

Last week Food For Thought came to a close. Everyone was sorry to see this year’s program end after so many happy and educational experiences.  The participants’ last day at Sancanac Farm was bittersweet. Program coordinator, Bob Steiniger, planned a...

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Food For Thought Visitor’s Day

Every year during the Food For Thought program, the staff and participants thank their generous sponsors and others by hosting them for a Visitor’s Day. This year, Visitor’s Day was a resounding success! A very diverse range of people showed up. There were...

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