Mary Teaches Students Six Plant Parts

Every month, Mary Mollner, master storyteller from Omaha Public Library visits Cups Café at Little Italy for “Out & About Story Time” where she engages the community in activities with storytelling. With gardening in full swing, she introduced the kindergarten and first grade classes from All Saints Catholic School to the six parts of a plant. She started the adventure by asking

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Isabella Explores the Wonders of Spinach Seeds

Earlier this year, Kaneko began hosting a series of workshops called the Creative Catalyst Series. No More Empty Pots collaborated with Kaneko on a special activity on seeds, sowing and planting. The youth planted a variety of greens, garlic, carrots, peas, okra, watermelon and squash into trays that were placed on growing tower shelf. Youth from Civic Nebraska After School [...] Continue reading »

Service Learning Part I – Food Systems Through the Lens & Pens

It takes a village to become No More Empty Pots. Our supportive community includes participants, volunteers, interns, donors, staff and community partners. We love to partner with the Service Learning Academy from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Educational activities connected to serving others demonstrate our values and our practice of servant leadership. What's Service Learning? Service [...] Continue reading »
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