Bee Prepared!

15 May

Become a beginner beekeeper this year by building a happy little bee hotel in your garden. It’s cheap, educational, great for our ecosystem, and fun! If you’ve been to Green Plate Special, you might have noticed this small multi-colored house tied to one of our bean/pea trellises. This luxurious suite is home to two of […]

Now Hiring: Paid Summer Internship

7 Feb

In this stipend-paid, active summer internship you will dive head first into the world of youth empowerment through food and environmental education. As a Green Plate Special Assistant Program Instructor, you will gain hands-on experience and guidance in facilitating youth-driven activities. You will support youth to grow and cook food that is good for their […]

Now Hiring: Part-Time Program Educator

5 Feb

Green Plate Special (GPS) is a rapidly growing organization currently hiring a support team for our garden to table youth programming (ages 9-14). This part-time position is an excellent opportunity for an early-career food education professional to join a fast-paced team committed to inspiring young people to experience food in new ways. Based at GPS’s […]

Recipe: Pork and Chinese Cabbage Dumplings

5 Feb

In celebration of Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year), specifically the Year of the Pig, Green Plate Special would like to share with you our pork and Chinese cabbage dumpling recipe! Serves: 4 as a main dish Ingredients: 1lb ground pork 2 1/2 cups Chinese cabbage, finely chopped 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 stalk green […]

Newsletter: Winter 2019

22 Jan

Spring and Summer Camp Sign-Ups Open Sign-ups are now open for spring and summer camps! We have a limited number of slots open for each camp and they filled VERY quickly last year, so be sure to sign up as soon as possible. To sign up for camp follow this link and select the camp […]

Now Recruiting: Green Plate Special Board Members

3 Dec

Hello, Green Plate Special community! We are seeking committed and energetic candidates to join our Board of Directors. We promote diversity, equity and inclusion in our recruitment efforts and consider all interested candidates. Experience in any of the following fields is particularly beneficial: Development/Non-profit Fundraising, Human Resources, Finance, Technology, Social Media/Marketing, Education, Nonprofit Leadership, and/or Community Networking. […]

#GivingTuesday2018

7 Nov

Click Here to Donate to Green Plate Special! Green Plate Special would like to ask you to lend a little time, voice, or financial support to a mission that resonates with you on Giving Tuesday (November 27th). Giving Tuesday was started in 2012, and is now a global giving movement where people support the causes […]

Newsletter: Fall 2018

23 Oct

Fast Friends With Atlantic Street Center We are excited to announce our recent partnership with Atlantic Street Center. On October 2nd, in conjunction with ASC, we offered our first Teens as Parents Cooking Class (featured in the picture above) where participants practiced their knife skills, picked up new cooking techniques, and learned affordable and delicious […]

Recipe: Refrigerator Pickles

14 Aug

“HELLO MY NAME IS Pickle <3” Last week our campers made refrigerator pickles. Each youth gave their jar individual flair by designing its label and adding dill, parsley, and spice to their personal taste. The results were unique inside and out! To make your own refrigerator pickles try this recipe below.   Makes: 4 half […]

Spotlight: Sydney

10 Aug

The last of this summer’s introductions, but certainly not the least: our senior youth intern Sydney! “Hello! My name is Sydney, and I am GPS’s 2018 senior youth intern! I am 13 years old, and I go to McKnight Middle School. Over the past 2 years I have attended 3 summer camps, and also worked […]