The Veggiecation® Program was designed with the understanding that all schools, organizations, after-school programs, etc have different resources and limitations. Therefore, the program was created to be highly adaptable cooking and nutrition training.
Memorable hands-on experiences make the greatest impact! Veggiecation Recipes are affordable and simple enough to be created in classrooms - no kitchen required! Kids cooking activities create fun, memorable learning experiences.
Children develop a sense of ownership as a result of cooking meals with their peers. During our classes and nutrition lessons young minds feel empowered to try their new food creations!
The training workshops are online and can be accessed by anyone in the US or Canada with an internet connection. Workshops can be taken at any time of day, regardless of time zone. PLEASE NOTE: There is a 5 day limit on access to the webinar from the time your account is activated (see FAQ for details). You are able to ask questions throughout the training.
Veggiecator Educators can make teaching Veggiecation's healthy kids cooking classes a career or supplement their current income. Our instructors are paid for their time and we have found a great demand for the classes in many venues such as schools, after-school programs, Whole Food Market, fitness centers, farmer's market, enrichment programs and community centers to name a few. We provide not only the training and resources to effectively engage your community in preparing nutritious meals but we also supply you with the entrepreneurial structure to develop those skills into a flourishing business.
The training fee includes:
Healthy Kids Cooking Classes:
Cooking is an essential skill for having a healthy life, so why not teach kids at a young age? Veggiecation's Healthy Kids Cooking Classes are engaging and provide basic cooking tips to children, while nutrition information is incorporated throughout the lessons. Kids cooking classes are perfect for any enrichment program, including:
There are many ways to educate communities about the incredible benefits and delicious ways to cook veggies. Our program is enjoyed in hospital clinics, health fairs, senior citizen centers, Whole Foods Markets and your own home!
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3 Haire-Joshu, D., et al (2008). High 5 for Kids: The impact of a home visiting program on fruit and vegetable intake of parents and their preschool children. Preventive Medicine Journal, 47 (1), 77-82.