River Valley Waldorf School will offer summer camp programs at its Upper Black Eddy and Doylestown locations for campers from kindergarten through sixth grade. Consistent with the principles of Waldorf education, activities will stimulate imaginations, encourage social harmony and exercise both large and small motor skills.
by Renata Myers
Whether playing indoors or out, online or off, germs accumulate everywhere kids touch. Keep an eye on these places that carry hidden germs and take the following simple steps to keep kids healthy all summer break.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 1 serving
- 1 ½ cup dairy-free milk (almond, coconut, hemp)
- 2 Tbsp tahini
- 1 cup fresh spinach
- ½ cup fresh or frozen strawberries
- 1 frozen banana
- 1 Tbsp raw honey
- Cinnamon, to taste
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by Denise Timofai
Just as the winter brings various ailments that we associate with cold weather, the warmer temperatures evoke their own set of issues. Instead of reaching into the medicine cabinet for acetaminophen after playing a little too hard on the beach, try natural remedies from homeopathy that are just as effective and less harmful to the body.
by Nancy Popkin
For the 15 million Americans who live with life threatening food allergies, there is no vacation—summer or otherwise—from the vigilance required to stay safe. Every season has its own challenges. During the winter and spring holidays it may be altering favorite family recipes or explaining the dangers of cross contamination to a relative. Often, it can also mean feeling it necessary to cook every single element of a meal personally.
by Renata Myers
It’s grilling season, which also means grill upkeep season. Taking care of the family grill doesn’t have to be a yearly project. Whether dealing with a top-of-the-line model or a gets-the-job-done version, performing periodic tasks all summer long will ensure that grill sees many more seasons to come.
Following a successful initial series of classes this spring, reservations are being taken for summer cooking classes at Fresh Fun Foods, in Hatfield. Fresh Fun Foods classes emphasize the techniques that professional chefs use to make healthy food using fresh ingredients.
Organnons Natural Market is starting the summer season with the unveiling of the Organnons Grub Shack, a vintage food truck designed by local artist Brandon Spector, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The truck—situated in the garden area next to the market—offers a wide variety of non-GMO, organic and gluten-free options from Danielle Gannon and Carly Hanellin’s menu. Offers include a BBQ Portobello mushroom cap burger, pesto chicken grilled cheese, Asian ginger pear salad and a raw, gluten-free “sushi” wrap.