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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Culture

| May 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Culture

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of culture from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about global citizenship, art, language, and music.

Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Planet

| May 21, 2013 | 4 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Planet

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of the natural world from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about environmental sustainability, food production, and natural science.

Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Food

| May 14, 2013 | 4 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Food

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of culture from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about global citizenship, art, language, and music.

ZomppaKids’ Korner: Spring 2013

| April 29, 2013 | 1 Comment
ZomppaKids’ Korner: Spring 2013

Targeted for children ages 4-8, ZomppaKids Korner can be easily opened on your tablet or computer, as well as downloaded and printed. This special children’s section allows kids can work with others to learn new activities or work on their own with the downloadable worksheets, it is also located in the second half of the […]

Vol. 2 Iss.2: Spring 2013

| April 29, 2013 | 3 Comments
Vol. 2 Iss.2: Spring 2013

Zomppa’s quartely magazine for children and their families and teachers – this spring is all about GROWTH! Check out delicious recipes, tips for getting kids and families up and active and ready to begin spring with healthy habits and good food.

ZomppaKids’ Korner: Winter 2013

| April 13, 2013 | 3 Comments
ZomppaKids’ Korner: Winter 2013

Downloadable worksheets for kids.

Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

| April 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

    Last week, 12 ZomppaKids joined our Education Director Leanne for our inaugural Spring Break Workshop – and what a week it was! Our intrepid explorers “visited” 18 countries, cooked 18 different dishes, visited 3 urban gardens, planted many seeds, and met 1 cute puppy. The ZomppaKids made dishes from buticha (Ethiopia) to lumpia […]

Musicians Take the Beat to Beating Bad Food

| April 1, 2013 | 8 Comments
Musicians Take the Beat to Beating Bad Food

We all know that music has the power to transform. In case you didn’t see our tweets last week, we wanted to share two brilliant artist groups using popular, contemporary, country, and hip-hop music (not to mention the Matrix!) to help raise awareness about healthy eating and the dangers of overly processed food. It’s not just […]

Vitamin D: It Does a Body Good

| March 25, 2013 | 6 Comments
Vitamin D:  It Does a Body Good

Every year, since my children were born, we (meaning all 4 members of the family) get sick, multiple times during the year, particularly during the winter months.   Usually, it works as follows:  my kids will pick up some terrible virus/bacteria at school and bring it into the house, where it will incubate in their little […]

Don’t Worry, Eat Happy

| March 18, 2013 | 3 Comments
Don’t Worry, Eat Happy

“Animals feed; man eats; only a man of wit knows how to eat.”  Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, ‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825) Everyone knows the feeling of “butterflies in the stomach” when nervous, and many of us have had the unfortunate experience of getting a stomachache when stressed or sad. We understand that the brain can affect […]