Month: August 2011

Congratulations YMS Producer Madena Henderson!

Youth Media Sanctuary/ Project VoiceScape filmmaker
 Madena Henderson

Youth Media Sanctuary producer Madena Henderson was one of 15 youth selected as a Project VoiceScape winner– and she’ll present her work at a national premiere in Washington, D.C. this October 6, 2011

Madena was chosen because they saw …

Media Nodes

At a time when hard-core, investigative journalism is in peril, the Sanctuary’s Underground Gallery presents “Media Nodes,” a view behind the curtain, beyond the front page, to the interior landscape of a news industry in transition.

Award-winning photographer Sean Hemmerle, …

DIY SnackShops August 11, 2011

August 11, 2011/ Zucchini and Corn Pancakes

Today we had two stations going on–Ellie making zucchini pancakes and Amy making corn pancakes. But before we started cooking, the kids measured and made their own pancake mix to take home. They also took home a cookbook with all the recipes we made …

DIY Snack Shops


  • slices of pineapple for the crust
  • yogurt for the sauce
  • fruit for toppings: strawberries, grapes, bananas
  • seaweed sheets for the plate

Okay — out of dozen kids maybe 3 tried seaweed, but it made for good conversation and beautiful art. 🙂

DIY SnackShop: Spinach Quesadillas

Spinach Quesadillas with black beans salsa
Spinach Quesadillas

Serves 8, but we made more 🙂

  • 16 whole-wheat tortillas (8-inch)
  • 4 cup thawed frozen spinach, squeezed dry (2 bags of washed)
  • 2 cups mexican blend cheese mix

Sprinkle cheese over one tortilla, …

DIY SnackShop: Veggie Slaw

at the Collard City Growers lot

Veggie Slaw

Today we had another hot afternoon, but we had a nice shade at the CCG lot where we worked on our slicing, grating and combining skills. Here the recipe:


  • 2 cups shredded zucchinis
  • 2 1/2 …
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