Cobb School’s Favorite Chai Recipe

Cobb School’s Favorite Chai Recipe

Chilly days in the garden call for brewing up a warming pot of chai. The kids learn to identify the spices by their scent, as well as which part of the plant they come from.  We like to smell the chai, and see if we can notice the different spices.  We have found that...
Cucumber Tzatziki

Cucumber Tzatziki

We had an abundance of cucumbers in the garden this year, so we decided to try our version of the classic Greek Tzatziki sauce.  Two 5th graders made the yogurt sauce and served it to the other Cobb kids in the cafeteria.  This was a new flavor combination for most...
Our Favorite Turnips!

Our Favorite Turnips!

One of our students insisted we plant turnips!  She and her 1st grade friends gently planted the whole pack of seeds in late winter, and by mid-May we had a bumper crop of beautiful, globe turnips.  As you might know, turnips can be a little bitter, and tend not to be...
Asparagus is Awesome!

Asparagus is Awesome!

You know it is spring-time at the Cobb School garden because every kid is craving asparagus!  We have a pretty spectacular asparagus patch that pumps out close to 50 lbs per season and was planted over 20 years ago.  The kids talk about it all year round, waiting for...
Fava Beans!

Fava Beans!

We used fava beans as a winter cover crop this season, and almost none of the kids had ever eaten one before.  They learned about the nitrogen fixing properties of the plant, and also what a labor of love the legumes are to prepare. After we harvested the long pods,...
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

Oh boy, did our roasted broccoli go over well, or what?  The kids devoured the broccoli they grew and even wrote their own recipes to take home! It’s just that simple....