Food and Health
Human Community and Human Condition
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Participants
120
Hours
10
People Served
120

What is your wish for this project?

My wish for this project is that students will be inspired to choose and prepare seasonal, local, and organic foods. Studies have shown that when preteens choose their own food, they are more likely to eat. When preteens prepare their own food, they eat healthier. Preteens are the target of multinational snack food companies....read more

How did it go?

The project is still in progress. We have visited the farmer's market, and we will prepare food that we purchased at the farmer's market tomorrow. The students were thrilled with the farmer's market visit, and so were their parents. This has been an inspiring project. Visiting the market with the students was wonderful, and they are very excited about making the dressing for the salads we will prepare tomorrow.