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Food, Culture and Reading

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Food Culture and Reading Facilitator Guide

Food, Culture, & Reading is a nutrition education program targeted to youth in grades four to six. It uses literature to learn about food, nutrition, healthy living, and different cultures. Countries featured include the United States, Mexico, Russia, Kenya, Greece, and Japan, and each unit is based on a section of the USDA Food Pyramid. Each unit includes a Family Take-home sheet which provides nutritional information, activities and recipes for families to do at home. Family Take-home sheets are also available in Spanish.

This program can be offered in a variety of settings including 4-H clubs, afterschool programs, classrooms, home schools, school enrichment programs, camps, and other youth groups.

 
 
  
 
  
 
  

Food Culture and Reading Facilitator Guide
Food, Culture and Reading is a nutrition education curriculum that uses literature to learn about food, healthy living, and different cultures.

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