On this week’s episode of Growing Good, Alessandra Maria Iavarone is talking about forest schools. Are you looking for an alternative to traditional classroom learning for your child? Tune in to hear some of the benefits of forest school learning. Alessandra overviews a typical day at a forest school, and discusses the importance of a child’s connection to the natural world. Hear about the history of forest schools in the U.K. and initiatives to spread the ideology throughout the States. Alessandra gives you some resources so that you can start applying some of the principles of forest schooling to your daily routine with your child! This episode has been co-produced by Melissa Mary McAllister, and sponsored by The Heritage Meat Shop.