Monday, April 26, 2010

Free Resource for Teaching Cooking to Your Students

Jackie Contreras (615-862-5995) with the TSU Cooperative Extension does a great job of teaching cooking in afterschool programs. She has a grant that allows her to do this without a fee AND she brings food with her!

Learning about nutrition is among proven “best practices” for out of school time programs, along with serving nutritious snacks. For more information, read this article: Research-Based Recommendations to Improve Child Nutrition in Schools and Out-of-School Time Programs