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Slow Food kids, this one is for you! Author Katherine Pryor reads three garden-themed picture books and discusses taste buds, growing food, and the importance of bees. Perfect for ages 3-7, although all are welcome.

Katherine Pryor is the author of Bea’s Bees, Sylvia’s Spinach, and Zora’s Zucchini. Katherine is a mother of toddler twins and lives in Seattle. Learn more about Katherine on her website! Her books are a staple of school garden programs and are widely used by nutrition educators and food access advocates. Order any of her three books from your local bookstore or online via those links. Sylvia’s Spinach and Zora’s Zucchini are published by Readers to Eaters, an independent publisher committed to food literacy from the ground up. Shop the whole Readers to Eaters collection on Bookshop.

Materials (optional):

  • Spinach or another leafy vegetable for a tasting activity

For after the reading:

  • Bee-friendly seeds or starts to plant outside