Best practices to empower food bank clients about selecting and cooking with fresh fruits and vegetables.
SETP is committed to educating the community about fruit tree care and food preservation.
Elk Run Farm offers several educational opportunities for the greater South King County community.
Once you have established a gleaning program and have fresh vegetables and fruits coming through your food bank doors, it is important to make sure that clients know how to prepare and cook with the produce.
Nutrition Education gives kids a fun way to learn how food travels from farm to plate to feed hungry people.
Teaching low-income community members to preserve seasonally abundant produce
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The Pierce County Gleaning Project found a variety of ways to educate clients on nutrition and to connect with existing community efforts.
Cooking classes and kids planting activities can be a fun way to educate and engage the community with fresh produce that is collected.
An often overlooked piece of the hunger relief puzzle is educating individuals and families about the importance of making healthy dietary choices.
This season we hosted a garden class at the farm, with an instructor from another organization. That class was for adults, and we also run an education program for kids. That program has two components; the summer program, run in partnership with the local Boys and Girls Club, and field trips.