We took the wheat we grew, harvested and dried in the shed and threshed, winnowed and ground it to flour, then baked it into delicious whole wheat bread. Meanwhile, we talked about the science of yeast and traditions of grain and starch processing and bread making from Medieval Europe to contemporary Belize, India and
The sun was shining, the weather warm, flowers blooming! We had a record turnout of 30 people, in a group that included several kids and the parents of one of the teacher candidates. Most of the elementary teacher candidates doing their CFE in the Orchard Garden were there, along with their FA Jeannie Kerr, some of the grad students, and others who are committed to doing as many of the workshop series as they can. Thanks to everyone who came out for this lovely day.