Stuff to see and do whilst you are here: Visit the Polytunnels and see where the plants are growing 🐌Taste some freshly picked Chard 🌿 🐌Try some of Chef Christina’s Chunky Cannelloni Bean and Chard Puree or Chard Frittata 😋 🐌Get crafty in the school room 🖌
Nearly all plants have leaves. The leaves are important! The leaves on green plants soak up the sunlight and together with water turn it into food to feed the plants so they can grow. (image with thanks to kid activities.net)
What is a Poly Tunnel? It is a tunnel made of polyethylene. Inside it heats up when the sun shines down on it (this happens on sunny and cloudy days). The heat warms up the plants and soil inside the poly tunnel and makes it grow faster than it would outside in the ground. You…
Chard, a little 🌿that packs a mighty #GoodForYa punch, powers up a mouthwatering vegan frittata created specially for our pop up event at Stepney City Farm. BTW is it only us that think Chard Frittata sounds just Hakuna Matata (okay cue for a Lion King Singalong)
Delicious recipe from Chef Christina Chan of Stepney City Farm Cafe And why Christina Chan just got sneaky!