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Children Classes

Cooking Matters for Kids

Course Description: Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters® for Kids program is a series of six nutrition education classes geared towards children ages 7-12. Children learn about the USDA’s MyPlate dietary guidelines through fun interactive activities and hands-on cooking. Participants prepare food in class.

6 classes per course

Up to 15 Families

Grow it, Try it, Like it

Course Description: Grow It, Try It, Like It is a USDA Team Nutrition funded nutrition kit designed to introduce new fruits and vegetables to preschool children. Nutrition education sessions include an introduction to MyPlate, the food groups and a physical activity to try with the children. A tasting opportunity is included to reinforce that a fruit or vegetable can be eaten in a variety of ways. A toolkit with additional lessons, activities and recipes is provided.

1-6 classes per course

Up to 50 Children

School Assembly

Course Description: Customizable presentation for school assemblies. Program includes a nutrition education presentation, an interactive game or activity and a food tasting.

1 class per course

Up to 300 Children

Two Bite Club

Course Description: The Two Bite Club program was developed by the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA and serves to introduce young children to the MyPlate dietary guidelines through interactive activities and food tasting.

1 class per course

Up to 50 Children

A Children’s Taste of African Heritage

Course Description: An evidence-based course developed by Oldways, A Children’s Taste of African Heritage is a seven- class cooking course emphasizing the use of fresh produce and whole grains to make traditional African foods. Class participants learn how to easily prepare tasty, yet healthy, recipes and receive ingredients to prepare the recipes at home.

7 classes per course

Up to 15 Children

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