Empowering Adults to Promote Vegetable Consumption in Children

veggiecationVeggiecation, an organization that works to promote and educate communities on the health benefits of vegetables, is offering its Veggiecation Educator Training Workshop to those interested in bringing the program to children in schools, after-school programs, supermarkets and more. The workshop aims to empower adults to promote vegetable consumption in children with a simple, fun, evidence-based nutrition education program.
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Why Waldorf?

by Stephanie Smith

A Waldorf education at River Valley Waldorf School prides itself in educating the head, hands and heart. It inspires. A visit to a first grade “main lesson”—the first two hours of the day when the primary content is delivered—would reveal children variously clapping, stomping, singing, writing in their main lesson books, painting and drawing. They are obviously inspired. But how, exactly, is this done? How does a Waldorf school approach teaching differently from its public and private counterparts?

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AUGUST 2014: Transformative Education, Table of Contents

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DelVal Offers Leg Up in Sustainable Agriculture Careers

DelVal NB - Brandon Barnhart

Brandon Barnhart, student in the Organic Certification Program

Delaware Valley College, in Doylestown, will hold a free food systems lecture from 6 to 7:30 p.m., April 15, at the college’s Mandell Science Building. The lecture, offered through the college’s Food Systems Institute, will focus on food safety and security and is open to the public.

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Discover the Waldorf Difference at Kimberton Open House

Kimberton Waldorf School will hold an open house event from 1 to 4 p.m., April 13, in Phoenixville. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the unique advantages of a Waldorf education for grades pre-K through 12.

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River Valley Waldorf School Offers Three Summer Camps

River Valley Waldorf School, in Upper Black Eddy, is offering three different summer camps to satisfy children ages 3 to 12. The camps are consistent with the child-centered practices and principles of Waldorf Education.

Campers ages 3 to 6 can enjoy ample time playing outdoors and in the water; they also learn baking, craft-making and other creative pursuits including creating puppet stories. This camp is also offered at the Waldorf Morning Glory Doylestown campus. Continue reading