Our Mission is Education for All Ages
For Kids to Learn At Home
At The Craft Table
This Homemade Snow Clay is great for play and crafting up ornaments.
In the Kitchen
Kids love this Peppermint Oreo Bark and can make it with the help of an adult.
For the Community
At the Craft Table
Make your own wreath with whatever grows in your yard, garden or close to home.
In the Kitchen
Using what is beautiful and in season, this recipe for Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Seeds will be refreshing and is loaded with Vitamin C.
In the Neighborhood and with our support - The Food of Love Teen Cooking Program
- December 2014: "Holiday Crafts” with Gourds at St. Helena’s Pathway School and The Young School.
- January 2015- "Oaks, Acorns, and a History of California Indians," with Fourth Grade Classrooms at St. Helena Elementary School.
Sample of Educational Programs completed at the Market or in Local Classrooms
October 2014: “Food Day”.In solidarity with the Napa Valley’s chapter of “Food Day,” and gatherings all over America, Amanda Tuttle, presented a program discussing eating for color and season, and buying locally at the market with a savvy group of Third and Fourth graders from St. Helena's Catholic School. A Scavenger Hunt throughout the market followed the discussion with Market Educator, Amanda.
Here is a creative and clever, accordion card that the Catholic School Students sent in appreciation.
August/September 2014: Both at the market and at the St. Helena Public Library’s Bilingual Program: “Pajama Rama,” Amanda brought the Iroquois story of the “Three Sisters” to life with the oral tradition of storytelling. Kids explored dried and fresh garden beans and corn, through hands on play. At the St. Helena Library kids made Bean and Corn Art Medallions. Both groups at the market and at the library tried “Corn Confetti Custard” from the book “Blue Corn and Chocolate.
May 2014: "Earth Day Every Day". Featuring story, poetry and song and celebrating our one planet.
May 2014: "Herb Thyme". Kids opened their senses to fresh and dried herbs and created a herb sachet to take home.
October 2013: "Apples at School". Amanda visted The Young School to conduct a program celebrating apples! Students listened to a story that captured their imagination, tasted apples and then made Apple Paninis! Here's the pdflogosmallrecipe from one of the students.
October 2013: "Colorful Choices". St. Helena Elementary Students shopped for color at the market and then met up with Amanda for a lesson on nutrition.
And in favorite things, we have listed:
Local Chefs/Food Writers recently featured in the market's Book-Signing Program
Websites that will give you food for thought!
And for the "Movie Buffs", take a trip down memory lane and watch one of the great movies shown at past market "Movie Fundraisers".