If you are a high school teacher, we encourage you to learn more about how to integrate Food Ed. into your curriculum. Our teacher trainings happen during the summer, after which you will have all the tools you need to bring our semester-long class into your school.
Our full-semester Food Ed. course investigates why food matters. It takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the food we produce and eat, and explores food’s relationships to culture, the environment, and power. Students consider the meanings attributed to food, our changing relationships with nature—as well as the environmental and medical consequences of those changes—and the ways in which food illuminates and addresses questions of social justice. The curriculum offers both academic and hands-on activities for the classroom, as well as a weekly cooking lab. The course is attentive to Common Core Standards and can be adjusted to meet particular curricular demands.
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If you are a teacher or administrator interested in bringing this curriculum into your school, please sign up to be notified when our next teacher training becomes available.