Kellogg students learn about live food

Lee H. Kellogg sixth- and seventh-graders tasted sauerkraut, kim chi and goat cheese on a field trip to Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. Photo Submitted

FALLS VILLAGE — Lee H. Kellogg School’s sixth- and seventh-grade science class recently went on a field trip to Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village to learn about how beneficial microbes are used in the production of foods such as cheese, sauerkraut and kim chi.

The cooks explained the preparation techniques, and students had a chance to taste several types of foods made with living cultures, such as goat cheese.

Students also visited a pond to study and classify aquatic organisms through field microscopes.

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