Recipes – Digital Field Trips

Hello students and teachers!

We’re so glad you’re joining us for our digital field trip recipes. Each family friendly recipe video highlights Oregon produce and features nutrition and growing season information.

Recetas de viajes de campo digitales en español ubicadas aquí.


We are also offering Family Field Trips onsite at Topaz Farm this spring! Click here for more information and to register.

If you or your teacher is interested in how our Digital Field Trips correlate with Oregon’s Next Generation Science Standards, you can check out our handy Module Descriptions and NGSS Correlations document.


Getting Started

We’ll start out with a video introduction containing some kitchen tips and tricks: Introduction to SIC Recipes and Cooking


Spring-Summer Recipes









  • Mint

    • Nutrition fact: Mint is an herb that contains vitamin A, which is essential for eye-sight and immune system health.
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: English Peas With Mint















  • Spinach

    • Nutrition fact: Spinach is good for your bones and teeth
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Popeye Power Smoothie







  • Basil

    • Nutrition fact: Basil is good for your bones and healing wounds.
    • Growing Season: Hot Weather
    • Recipe: Traditional Basil Pesto





  • Potatoes

    • Nutrition fact: Potatoes have more potassium than a banana!


Fall-Winter Recipes



  • Carrots

    • Nutrition fact: Carrots are a good source of fiber, which is good for the health of your digestive system.
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Carrot Chips












  • Broccoli

    • Nutrition fact: Broccoli helps keep your immune system strong (keeps you healthy)
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Broccoli and Everything Salad



  • Collard Greens

    • Nutrition fact: Eating collard greens can lower blood cholesterol levels.
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: White Bean Collard Greens



  • Cabbage

    • Nutrition fact: Cabbage is a type of cruciferous vegetable, which helps protect your brain.
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Cabbage Pico de Gallo








  • Cauliflower

    • Nutrition fact: Cauliflower has lots of Vitamin C like Oranges
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Cauliflower Tots



  • Kale

    • Nutrition fact: Kale is rich in fiber; which helps clean out your stomach.
    • Growing Season: Cool Weather
    • Recipe: Baked Kale Quesadilla



  • Pumpkin

    • Nutrition fact: Pumpkins are good for the heart because of the potassium and vitamin C they contain
    • Growing Season: Hot Weather
    • Recipe: Pan Fried Sweet Pumpkin



  • Winter Squash

    • Nutrition fact: Spaghetti squash contains B6, which helps your body take food and turn it into energy.
    • Growing Season: Warm Weather
    • Recipe: Spaghetti Squash
    • We have four bonus winter squash recipes to share with you as well! These are special because they were all made with winter squash that grew right here at Topaz Farm! The growing season for winter squash is during the warm weather months, and it’s usually harvested in the fall, but can be stored for months in a cool, dark place.