Info on markets and events for the 2019-20 academic year will be updated as they evolve!
At our 2019 Earth Day collaboration with DISCG we shared on topics including hydration, the importance of pollinators to diversity in our food supply, nutritious baking alternatives and natural sweeteners and more.
February’s activities included:
- An awesome bike safety obstacle course and additional bike & pedestrian safety activities thanks to Cooper River Cycles and CPD Team 5. This helped our students to get ready for South Carolina Walk to School Day on March 7th!
- The chance to win FREE entries into the Cooper River Bridge Run thanks to MUSC Center for Children’s Wellness!
- Advice on Spring planting from DISCG expert gardeners.
- Recipes and tips to compliment Lowcountry Street Grocery’s fabulous market offerings.
Thanks to all who joined us for a great afternoon!
View links to the resources from this event at M&M Feb Resources.
December’s event included:
- a concert performed by DIS orchestra students,
- fresh, local produce from Lowcountry Street Grocery,
- recipes, tips, and suggestions (see link below),
- the chance to sing, dance and get silly about your food – even make up a few lines about favorite vegetables – with Black Tie Music Academy,
- the opportunity to learn about the numerous benefits of bone broth from Ali Anderson of Abundant Broth,
- learn how to grow banana trees in the Lowcountry with Yvonne Michelle of the Daniel Island School & Community Garden, (postponed)
Need an easy, filling meal that makes everyone happy? Click for our December recipe inspiration!
October 24th, was a feast for the senses where attendees:
- enjoyed music performed by DIS student musicians,
- illustrated the healthy meals they might make with ingredients from the market (seen above),
- purchased fresh, local produce from the Lowcountry Street Grocery to enjoy at home with recipe suggestions and tips and,
- enjoyed beautiful weather in our own Daniel Island School & Community Garden and a multitude of monarch butterflies stopping over at our Monarch Way Station. (You can read about this year’s late monarch migration here ).
Recipes from October’s Music and a Market event can be found here.
Encouraging the pairing of wellness and the arts is a great new aspect of the SWC Contest. Learn more about the contest here or go to www.dispta.org/wellness for more information on DIS’ participation.