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Partner Spotlight: Pampered Chef

Big Green is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Pampered Chef, a beloved kitchenware brand that offers high-quality tools through its network of 40,000 cooking consultants. Pampered Chef is generously providing Big Green schools with Kitchen Kits as a part of their limited-time Classroom Kitchen campaigns. Kitchen Kits give schools the tools they need […]

 

Chickpea Kale Salad

Here’s a salad that will actually fill you up. Chickpeas are high in fiber and protein and pair deliciously with kale. Try making this quick and tasty meal below! Chickpea Kale Salad Ingredients Kale, 8-10 leaves Parsley, 4 tablespoons Garlic, 1 clove Chickpeas, 2 cans Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup 1 lemon, to taste Extra virgin […]

 

Celebrating Garden of Oz

What do you get when you mix 200 real foodies, a fantastical theme, a Nick Jonas concert, and a great cause? Big Green’s annual Modern Fairytale Fundraiser, of course!   This weekend, we welcomed guests from across the country to our third annual national fundraiser: Garden of Oz! Attendees came to the mountains of Aspen, […]

 

Partner Spotlight: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Partner Spotlight: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship This summer, Big Green is supporting our Real Food Lab curriculum in Memphis high schools. We collaborated with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to create a curriculum focused on teaching students entrepreneurship skills through the lens of real food. NFTE works in 10 cities across the US to offer entrepreneurship-focused programs that […]

 

Farmer Tim: Organic Curiosity

Dear Farmer Tim, I’ve noticed that several of the local farms in my area do not label their produce as organic even though they do not use chemicals on their farm. Could you please explain what makes produce organic, and is Learning Garden produce organic? Sincerely, Organic Curiosity — Dear Organic Curiosity, Thank you for […]

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