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Schoolyard Farming: Home Ec Reinvented

Schoolyard Farming: The HSPS Youth Farm Last week, we had the pleasure of spending our morning at bk farmyards' HSPS Youth Farm - a local community farm built within the walls of a public high school in the heart of Brooklyn. Stretching across one acre of land and nestled in the midst of a congested city neighborhood, from the moment we walked through the gates and among the crops we felt an instant connection to the earth, despite being surrounded by city high-rises.

Make It! Hanging Garden

Reusing Our Plastic: Vertical Hanging Garden The vertical garden is a great way to utilize hanging space and conserve water at the same time. All garden pots need holes poked through the bottom for drainage.

Make It! Supertryer Placemat

MAKE IT! SUPERTRYER PLACEMAT Asking your children to try new foods - especially fruits and vegetables - can be difficult. We think that the simple act of trying is as an accomplishment in itself. Our Supertryer Placemat is the perfect way to encourage your little ones to try new foods and to mark down their tasting accomplishments.

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Make It! Paper Crow

Make It! Paper Crow One of the members of our backyard workforce that we are introduced to in Do Unto Animals is the crow. Crows are one of the smartest animals in our animal kingdom. ...

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YOUNG LEARNERS

Fun crafts and activities that promote kindness and support our animal fiends.

Make It! Hanging Bird Mobile

Do Unto Animals: Hanging Bird Cat Mobile Make the Hanging Bird Cat Mobile from Do Unto Animals. The supply list and directions can be found on Page 53 of the book but our Bird Mobile Template, featuring illustrations by Lisel Ashlock, will help you bring the craft to life. This cat ...

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FILL YOUR BELLY

Some of our favorite vegan recipes to support your plant-based diet.

RESOURCES FOR A PLANT-BASED DIET

Making the switch to a plant-based lifestyle can be challenging. Here are our favorite books, websites, podcasts, movies, and videos to help you make the transition and stick with it.

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FARM TO TABLE

Read all of the latest coming from the Hey Friend Foundation including heartwarming stories, animal rescues, what’s happening around the farm, and more.

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THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

There’s a lot happening at the farm! Read all of our latest updates including heartwarming stories, animal rescues, and more.

Make It! Hanging Garden

Reusing Our Plastic: Vertical Hanging Garden The vertical garden is a great way to utilize hanging space and conserve water at the same time. All garden pots need holes poked through the bottom for drainage.

Make It! Supertryer Placemat

MAKE IT! SUPERTRYER PLACEMAT Asking your children to try new foods - especially fruits and vegetables - can be difficult. We think that the simple act of trying is as an accomplishment in itself. Our Supertryer Placemat is the perfect way to encourage your little ones to try new foods and to mark down their tasting accomplishments.

Coloring Contest: Draw Romy’s Holiday Sweater for the Chance to Win Prizes!

Coloring Contest: Draw Romy’s Holiday Sweater for the Chance to Win Prizes! Very few things make a holiday sweater uglier than when it is made from wool or adorned with fur or leather. Romy’s wooly coat provides coziness and protection for him and his sheep friends. His wish for the holidays is for us to help him keep the wool on his back and off our own. Join Romy’s Contest by printing out this coloring sheet and dressing him up in his best holiday sweater .

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