Growing Chefs! Ontario: Changing the way we learn about and develop healthy relationships with food!

Changing the way we learn about and develop healthy relationships with food!

Food education for children and families
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Every young person deserves to learn about food

For 15 years, Growing Chefs! Ontario has proven itself as a leading organization in Ontario, creating and providing programming for schools, children, youth and families. Over 50,000 children and youth across London and area have participated to date.

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All Growing Chefs! programs provide fun, hands-on learning opportunities designed to improve food literacy and an understanding of food systems. The reason the entire Growing Chefs! concept works is because it helps children get excited about learning to enjoy food that’s good for you.

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Teaching the Curriculum Through Food: Working with Cooking Tools in your Classroom

Teaching the Curriculum Through Food: Working with Cooking Tools in your Classroom

This video explains and demonstrates some of the ways students can gain confidence in using cooking tools.

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Teaching Through the Curriculum: Strategies for Cooking and Preparing Food in the Classroom

Teaching Through the Curriculum: Strategies for Cooking and Preparing Food in the Classroom

This video explores strategies for preparing food right in the classroom.

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Teaching Through the Curriculum: Some General Tips for Tasting with Students

Teaching Through the Curriculum: Some General Tips for Tasting with Students

This video shares some do’s and don’ts of tasting food with an emphasis on staying positive in how adults and parents talk about food.

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Teaching the Curriculum Through Food:  Tasting Strategies for Junior and Intermediate Students

Teaching the Curriculum Through Food: Tasting Strategies for Junior and Intermediate Students

This video demonstrates ways adults can encourage and build on students’ pallets by allowing students to act as food critics as a way for them to explore their taste and try new foods.

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