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We had a great time with the kiddos-now D5 Student Chefs-at Sonoma Academy. Here are some really great photos!We have happy faces, faces looking at meat being cut up, faces eating some really bitter cardoon, proud faces and faces learning … Continue reading
Haley is one of our incredible Certified DirectionFive teachers. Here is her awesome testimonial about our new Members page. “As a certified DirectionFive teacher, I’m pleased to be part of such an amazing program. Being a teacher in Marin, it’s … Continue reading
Do you see the new tab at the top of the page? Our Member’s site is now open! Many months creating this new offering, but it’s really five years in the making. When you’re a Member, you have access to … Continue reading
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We always try our best (and almost always succeed) in making changes to our program/classes if we have a child in class who requires substitution of ingredients. If there is a peanut allergy, we’ll use almond butter in the recipe … Continue reading
Hello parents and future DirectionFive students! We’re looking forward to meeting all of you this Friday! We’ll be making Minestrone Soup with a green salad and vinaigrette, then Autumn Drinks (a fun new class) and finally an Italian Scramble with … Continue reading
Immune/Lymphatic System: The immune system is our body’s defense system against infections and diseases. Cells, tissues and organs work together to respond to dangerous organisms like viruses, fungi or bacteria that may enter the body from the environment. There are … Continue reading
Well, it’s Macaroni and Cheese season and the kids love our recipe! Yes, it’s Mac and Cheese and shouldn’t be eaten often as it’s very rich, but our version offers four different veggies, which adds important nutrition to this comfort-food … Continue reading
We like to acknowledge others who are working with our kids helping them to lead healthier lives. Janet Caliri from Visible Transitions will explain in her own words the work she does with kids: “Visible Transitions assists young people who … Continue reading
We have taught countless kids how to make our Minestrone Soup and it’s always a hit! Minestrone Soup with Farro Serves 8 2 cups canellini beans, cooked. You may use 1 15-ounce can 3 cups carrots, chopped 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading