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Jennie, the BSCAH Urban Farm Manager, taught us about the health benefits of fermented foods and showed us how to make sauerkraut at Health 360 on Friday, April 12th. What is fermentation? Fermentation is the process in which bacteria and yeasts feed on the sugars in food. This process creates lactic acid, a plant-based and naturally occurring […]

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At Health 360 on Friday, April 12th, we learned two different ways to prepare collard greens.  One recipe uses lightly steamed collard greens in a salad with a sweet homemade dressing of strawberries and fresh-squeezed orange juice. The other recipe calls for stewing the collard greens over a longer period of time with garlic, spices, and […]

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We harvested 12 lbs of collard greens from the BSCAH Urban Farm on Thursday, April 11th and used them to cook up two different collard recipes at Health 360 the next day. The collard green plants had survived Hurricane Sandy and grown throughout the winter. Collard greens are really hearty vegetable that can withstand the cold, […]

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