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One of our readers said:"Very relevant and on the right level! As a teacher I would use it in my class for sure!" 

Issues include a variety of content and activities that can work as stand-alone units or complements to existing curricula for PreK through Grade 1 classrooms, especially with school gardens. Perfect for home, too, particularly as a tool for building kindergarten readiness.  

  • Age-appropriate
  • supports emerging readers
  • repetition of concepts
  • STEM-focused
  • completely ad-free
  • no overt health agenda
  • guide for grown-ups

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Knowledge is power,
and knowing how to eat well and to read fluently and critically are key skills that can jump start a happy, healthy, enriched life.

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Our magazine might be the greatest thing since sliced bread. Butternut is a print and digital magazine about food and reading literacy for young readers and eaters ages 3-6.

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