Green Club: Edible Art

Have you ever used cut up fruits and vegetables to create art? Well Ms. Shannon’s Green Club students did just that this past January and designed some delectable creations! Based on an idea from Salad People by Mollie Katzen, students put together their favourite animals, landscape scenes, self portraits and more by using the variety…

Edward Murphy: Painting With Produce!

This summer, blueberries and kale were growing faster than the neighbourhood could eat them at Edward Murphy Elementary’s B.A.S.E. Daycare garden. Ms. Melina hosted garden workshops in July and August for any interested community members. Below are a few pics of the children painting with produce after helping pulling weeds! They used all kinds of…

Summer Garden Fun!

B.A.S.E. Daycare communities are still enjoying their gardens during the summer holidays. Parents and students are helping with garden maintenance, watering, weeding, planting and even harvesting fruits and veggies to throw into, say, a delicious salad! If you would like to help in the gardens or participate in a workshop as a great summer activity…

St. Monica: Making Initials out of Fruit!

Noriko Baba, B.A.S.E. Cooking Class Animator¬† At St. Monica, students learned how to cut fruit and explored various kinds of fruit to experience different textures, colours and smells. In order to get to know each other in the cooking class, students introduced themselves by saying which fruits they like best and how they prepare it…