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Art, Food & Roots on July 8 from 4-8 pm

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It’s barely summer in Northern Nevada and I’m already anxious thinking about more cheese ball and Otter Pop covered fingers destroying, err… exploring, the messy depths of my house. My current laundry situation is overwhelming at best and I find that just closing the door to the chaos that is …

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Art, Food, and Roots with Reno Bites, Dolan Automotive Group and Urban Roots on October 16

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With my babe snuggled against me in his Baby K’Tan and my four-year-old daughter holding my right hand, my kids and I stared in wonder at the surprising view that opened before us. We’d just walked around the corner of a somewhat dodgy-feeling building adorned in 70’s style brown and …

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Urban Roots: A hidden gem in the Reno community

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Last Saturday, several Reno Moms Blog contributors, along with their kiddos, spent the morning at Urban Roots. Founded on the idea that food is a powerful tool for academic and sustainable agriculture instruction, Urban Roots provides school and farm-based opportunities for teachers, students, families, and future farmers. We spent time …

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School Gardens: Making Veggies Fun at School

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Carrots taste all that much better when your child gets to plant and watch them grow, pick them from the earth and eat them for snack with other kids in class. School gardens offer endless learning opportunities for kids, help encourage responsibility and ownership of a project and reinforce healthy …

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Free and Frugal Summer Activities for Kids in Reno

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It’s almost summer time!  Anyone else excited?!?!?  I love that our regular homeschool routine gets a little shake-up in the summer months.  As a (mostly) stay at home, homeschooling mom, our budget can be a bit limited sometimes.  I’m always on the look out for free and frugal activities to …

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