|Frequently Asked Questions|
Revised July 31, 2012
What is Veggiecation?
Veggiecation is an innovative nutrition education program that helps market and educate communities on the health benefits of vegetables and how to prepare them in simple, unique, affordable, and, most importantly, delicious ways.
Is Veggiecation a curriculum?
No, Veggiecation’s academic resources are highly adaptable and can be integrated into almost any educational setting and established curriculum.
Additionally, Veggiecation provides culinary and nutrition education resources that can be used in a multitude of settings. i.e. classrooms, afterschool programs, health fairs, hospitals and doctor’s offices, or in your kitchen at home!
Are Veggiecation materials available in other languages?
All of the Veggiecation Informational Posters and recipes are available in Spanish.
Soon these resources will be made available in Chinese.
What age group is the Veggiecation Program intended for?
Veggiecation’s Classroom Companion Books were created for use in grades 1 – 3.
The universal nature of food and art allows for our recipes, illustrations and posters to be enjoyed by people of all ages. Veggiecation has found success everywhere from pre-K classrooms to senior citizen centers. The simplicity of preparation and their affordability creates am ideal dorm room meal that is nutritious!
Does the Veggiecation Program require a kitchen?
No. Veggiecation’s resource of over 150 recipes is designed for a classroom/demo style setting. This means they require a limited amount of cooking equipment. Most commonly a blender or a cutting board and mixing bowls are all the equipment needed.
Are Veggiecation recipes safe for people with allergies?
Yes, all of the Veggiecation recipes were designed to avoid the most common allergens. Veggiecation recipes do not uses peanuts, tree-nuts, fish or shellfish. All Veggiecation recipes have alternative options to be made dairy, soy or gluten-free.
Is Veggiecation “anti-meat?”
No. Veggiecation is pro-vegetables! Veggiecation takes no political stance on meat consumption. The majority of the Veggiecation Program recipes are plant-based. The reasons for this are to maintain the affordability of each recipe and to assure safe food preparation. Veggiecation believes all people, regardless of dietary lifestyle and choices, can benefit greatly by incorporating more vegetables, fruits, beans and herbs into their daily life.