Kids & Food

Stories and discussions about about the feeding and food education of children, including kid and family-friendly recipes. We include:
* Featured articles that may or may not include one of our recipes
* Tidbits and relevant newsbits

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Durham Heralds Sol Food!

| May 30, 2012 | 4 Comments

Tough to beat local community and local love. Thanks to the Durham Herald-Sun for its lovely feature on the Sol Food Mobile Farm! Can you believe it’s less than a month before these guys take off? Will they be stopping in YOUR community? Sol Food Mobile Farm bringing sol back into environment 18 hrs ago | 607 views | 0  | 5  |  |  By Emily […]

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Bull City Food Exchange: It Takes a Village

| May 10, 2012 | 8 Comments

As the saying goes, it takes a village…. On Sunday, Bull City came alive in only the unique way Durham, NC can – with community and heart. Despite a bit of rain in the morning, Fullsteam opened its doors to us, Sol Food Mobile Farm, and Real Good Food. Fullsteam is a local brewery that […]

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Community Matters: Teaming Up with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

| May 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

This past Saturday, we had the honor of partnering with one of the leading organizations in North Carolina that fights the good fight to end hunger, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. As some of you know, we are HUGE supporters and fans of the Food Shuttle, who has been transforming the Triangle with their leadership in […]

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Epoisses Cheese – A French Delicacy: Global Potluck

| May 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

The students of Semur-en-Auxois, France share another culinary part of their rich culture in this most recent installment of Global Potluck, a global forum for students around the world to connect with each other and share about their cultures through food. What is Epoisses?  Source: Epoisses has two meanings: it is the name of […]

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The Green Roof Travels Through North Carolina: Sol Food Mobile Farm

| May 2, 2012 | 3 Comments

In Goes the Bedrooms & Up Goes the Green Roof Through the month of March, we watched as Sol Food Mobile Farm crew converted the back or their bus into a fully functional greenhouse and tour attraction. Now, in the last three weeks alone, the bus is not only outfitted with happy vegetable seedlings indoors, […]

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Spring Planting with Durham Youth: Sol Food Mobile Farm

| April 4, 2012 | 20 Comments

With planting season upon us in North Carolina, the Sol Food Mobile Farm has been making trips around Durham, NC to different schools to get some sprouts in the ground and start local gardens! Over the past two weeks Sol Food Mobile Farm has worked with kids in the West End neighborhood of Durham, students […]

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Barbecue…from North Carolina to France: Global Potluck

| April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

The next installment of the Global Potluck correspondence includes short oral histories about barbecue by students in Bakersville, North Carolina.   Like cheese in France, “barbecue” in the Southeastern US is specific to certain regions.  Many South Carolinians prefer mustard-based sauces, Alabamians are known for their “white” mayonnaise varieties, Texans opt for smoked beef brisket, and Louisianans […]

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See the Bus! April Events in NC & on PBS

| March 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

Since completing the mobile greenhouse in early March, the Sol Food team has been out and about in downtown Durham offering workshops and tours!  Start looking for the red, Zomppa bus this spring as it makes stops in all sorts of crazy places! The bus was last seen at the West End Community Garden as […]

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Greenhouse Building: Sol Food Mobile Farm

| March 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

Over the past three weeks the Sol Food Mobile Farm team has been hard completing construction work on their mobile greenhouse. The back third of the bus is now glowing with natural sunlight through a unique plexi-glass ceiling designed and installed by the crew.  The original flooring of the bus also had to go in […]

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Where is Sol Food Mobile Farm Headed?

| March 7, 2012 | 12 Comments

The Sol Food Mobile Farm, which will be hitting the road across the U.S. in June 2012 will be conducting square foot gardening workshops, composting workshops, and Zomppa’s Healthy Eating & Global Curriculum classes. This talented group of young people will be updating you on their adventures to get the bus to you. To support […]

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