- Teaching and learning about food and nutrition through science education in Brazilian schools: an intersection of knowledge. Rangel, Carolina Netto; Nunn, Rebecca; Dysarz, Fernanda; Silva, Elizabete; Fonseca, Alexandre Brasil // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;set2014, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p3915
Science teachers are the main professionals in schools who address health-related subjects, though food and nutrition education (FNE) projects are mainly planned by health professionals, especially nutritionists. The objective of this study is to create a transdisciplinary approximation between...
- Healthy and Eco-friendly Living. // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;4/30/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p5
The article notes a course given at Alfred University entitled "Eating Locally,Thinking Globally." The course is designed to explore the local food movement and will involve students in raising their own vegetables and preparing a meal with the products they have grown. The article compares the...
- Raise your own sprouts. Meyer, Scott // Organic Gardening (08973792);Dec92, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p34
Discusses the best and the easiest way to eat homegrown produce all year-long. How by growing sprouts you can grow vegetables all year without a green house; Seeds that can be sprouted; Clean, speedy seeds; Beyond jars; Lights, water, action; Some successful sprouting statistics; Nutritional...
- Coaxing corn & tomatoes out of a two-month season. // Organic Gardening (08973792);Jan93, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p70
Shows how Charles Bowlus, with his arsenal of frost-fighting tricks is growing strong in his high-altitude garden in Wyoming. Selects early varieties, employs every season-extending technique and determines the correct timing for transplants; Tough tomatoes; Beat the cold and the wind and you've...
- Some like it hot! Chaplin, Lois Trigg // Organic Gardening (08973792);May/Jun93, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p40
Offers an assortment of vegetable varieties that like to be grown in the heat, humid or dry. Hot tomatoes; Sweet bell peppers that the heat can't beat; Corn that stays sweet despite the heat; Vines that won't wilt; Greens that won't brown (or bolt); Green beans; Southern peas; More; Names and...
- Growing a green thumb. // Current Health 1;Apr96, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p30
Presents information on growing your own vegetables. Reasons why vegetables cooked from your garden are a healthy choice; Health advantage to gardening; Basic needs for plants; Tools used for gardening; Needs for most yard soils. INSET: A garden for your health..
- Tending tomatoes in Texas. McLemore, David // Christian Science Monitor;1/6/95, Vol. 87 Issue 29, p16
Discusses the attempts by the author to grow tomatoes and other crops in his home in south Texas. Effects of his farming activities on his life.
- Making your autumn garden work. Chandler, A.R. // Flower & Garden;Aug89, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p34
Explains when to plant autumn crops for harvest in the early fall. Types of salad greens and root vegetables; Brassicas (cabbage family); Other vegetables; Keeping seeds for both spring and autumn plantings.
- Regional digest-Fall vegetable gardens. DeLane, R.; Potter, C.H. // Flower & Garden;Aug89, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p52
Gives region-by-region digest of information about planting fall vegetable gardens.