This page is dedicated to people and organizations who are making an effort to improve the way we eat. From small local changes to big nationwide crusades, these guys get the thumbs up in our book!
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YUM-O! empowers kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking.
Say hello to springtime with this delightful, wholesome meal!
Far Eastern flavors add an exotic touch to tender steak and noodles.
This catch of the day is reading for dipping!
This is the easiest ever (and super delicious!) lamb supper – it can even be prepared as a make-ahead meal!
In an effort to help their community learn to live a healthier lifestyle, the Patterson Library in Putnam County, NY, started their "Story Time Garden" in June 2009. This year, the library has expanded their garden-based programming to include a "Healthy Living" series. This series includes nutrition lectures, cooking classes, exercise programs and an expanded collection of books and resources to help community members of all ages develop and embrace a healthier lifestyle.
Find out more about Patterson Library's programs that teach kids, families and seniors about food, nutrition and healthy living.
Nourishing NYC is a community food program located in East Harlem that seeks to provide nutrition for all. Among their many and varied programs for children, adults and seniors, the organization offers the Junior Chef program, a culinary arts and nutrition education program for children ages 6-13, as well as a Teen Chef program for teenagers ages 14-18.
Learn how students in The Junior Chef program are teaching their families about healthy eating while learning about the hospitality industry, from prep to plate.
When elementary school teacher Beth Reed at PS 146 in East Harlem heard that her school cafeteria would be serving Rachael's NYC Sizzling Soft Taco with Southwest Roasted Chicken and Corn Relish and Vegetarian "Veg-Head" Beans as part of Yum-o!'s collaboration with the New York City Department of Education's Office of SchoolFood, she was inspired to bring the experience into the classroom.
Read on to check out Ms. Reed's hands-on lesson about their school's Yum-o! lunch!
Sprouts Academy Preschool is an early childhood learning center that has taken a very unique approach to education. Children learn how to engage in a healthy and responsible lifestyle through daily exposure to learning projects, including harvesting school-grown food for healthy cooking and eating.
Learn how Sprouts Academy Preschool is teaching children to develop nutritious eating habits and a healthy lifestyle!
Brooklyn-based BK Farmyards' mission is to bring communities together around the dinner table by building a local food network that enhances the health of our culture, our people and our environment.
Read how BK Farmyards is bringing communities together around the dinner table and empowering kids with knowledge about health and nutrition, sustainable agriculture and leadership skills.
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