Green Family Circle Winter Recipe

Elderberry Syrup     Black elderberries (Sambucus nigra) are known for being full of vitamins and immune boosting compounds that have been shown to help fight colds and the flu. You may also use juices from frozen blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries, either from the grocery store or frozen from summer berry picking. This syrup is...

Mr. Green Bean’s Winter Activities

DIY Desk Pals Ages 3-8 Go nuts – and spices and beans! Have fun making these simple treasures with your children. Materials: • 1 cup water • 6 bags Chai tea • 1 cup salt • 2 cups flour • Assorted spices and seeds: Cinnamon sticks, cloves, lentils, pumpkin seeds, peppercorns, cardamom pods etc. Instructions:...

Fall Activities with Emma Lazarus High School

Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari

With the spirit of the season in full swing, The Hort invited Mark Bitterman, a leading culinary salt, chocolate, and cocktail bitters expert, on December 9th to lead an in-depth bitters making. Mark brought everyone on a small, cocktail inspired trip through history; he discussed the foundations of bitters, their prohibition survival, and modern developments....

Fourth Annual Fundraising Gala: The Bronx & Manhattan Land Trusts

The Bronx & The Manhattan Land Trusts invite all gardeners, their friends, and supporters to celebrate the conclusion of a wonderful season in their gardens. The Kevin Atkins Trio will entertain throughout the evening. For more information and tickets, click here.
Green Family Circle Seasonal Fall Recipe

Green Family Circle Seasonal Fall Recipe

Sunflower Seed Brittle     Nut allergies are a common occurrence among children. Bring the crunch of nut-brittle candy without the reaction by using sunflower seeds instead! Full of vitamin E, sunflower seed brittle will make an excellent after-school snack.         Ingredients 1 1/4 cups sunflower seeds 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut...
Mr.Green Bean's Back-To-School Activities

Mr.Green Bean’s Back-To-School Activities

Leaf Wreath Ages 3-8 Bring some fall colors into the home! Nature, education, and creativity combine to make a lovely autumn decoration. Experiment with shapes and colors and try to identify the type of tree by leaf-shape.       Materials: • Fresh leaves • A heavy book • Modpodge (optional) • Glitter glue •...