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Getting Kids’ Hands Dirty: Experiential Approaches to Food Education

February 6, 2020




Encouraging children to take pleasure in exploring, preparing, and experiencing a variety of tasty and healthy foods lays the groundwork for a healthy and positive relationship with food that can last a lifetime. But what strategies help to foster children’s food education in the early years and in schools?

In this webinar recording, you will hear from two leading Ontario-based food education programs for young children. Janet Nezon discusses the approach behind Rainbow Plate, a joyful sensory-based approach to food literacy education in the early years. You will also hear from Andrew Fleet, Executive Director of Growing Chefs! Ontario, a London, Ontario-based program offering a variety of food education projects to get kids and communities excited about healthy, wholesome food.