By Margolit Sands, FoodCorps service member
As the Massachusetts climate approaches frosty temperatures, we gathered Boston second and third graders to warm up in the greenhouse and learn all about cranberries.
“Why are we talking about cranberries?,” we asked the children. “There are no cranberries growing in the greenhouse!” The students easily identified the holiday season as a possible reason.
Yet, the idea of cranberries growing here in Massachusetts seemed completely foreign to them.