Belkis has been a SNAP-Ed educator at the Lawrence office of the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program, where she has worked for the last 26 years. She enjoys educating the community and the students about the importance of eating healthy and staying active. Her favorite activities are cooking healthy meals, spinning classes, and spending time with her 4 beautiful daughters. Her favorite food is Sancocho soup which is a Dominican dish that has many starchy vegetables and different types of meat.
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Gardening Activities for Children
The month of May is a perfect time of the year to begin your seedlings for your indoor or outdoor gardens. This blog will walk you through the best plants to grow with children, specifically, those which are easy to grow, have short blooming seasons, and are fun to harvest. Additionally, we will discuss some different growing ideas along with other fun planting activities. Grab your gardening gloves, supplies and the kids! Let’s dig in!