how 2 brooklyn moms are reinventing school lunch

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in featured articles | 0 comments

“Butter Beans serves up from-scratch meals, cooking classes and farm-to-table camps for Alice Waters acolytes. Day camps, offered during spring and summer breaks, get kids’ hands dirty through everything from sowing seeds to composting. Kids plan a group budget to spend at the Union Square Greenmarket, then cook their own lunch together each day. Field trips, inducing adult envy, take kids behind the scenes at kimchi kitchens, Brooklyn...

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summer programs

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in featured articles | 3 comments

Butter Beans Food & Garden Summer Camp is a complete farm-to-table summer experience for city slickin’ kids ages 5-11. Along the way we’ll explore the full spectrum of the food cycle through activities like planting seeds and harvesting fresh food, to cooking seasonal summer lunches, and writing our own cookbooks. Throughout the summer, campers work together to create inventive lunches and snacks, learn the tricks to great composting, have...

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cooking classes

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in featured articles | 0 comments

Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. As students move through the course they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children...

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