Food Skills Education

Teaching low-income families to plan, shop for and cook healthy meals - food skills education - is a powerful component of the No Kid Hungry approach. Families that receive effective food skills education stretch their food resources further and develop healthier eating habits. The resources in this section will help you to offer, promote and advocate for food skills education in your community.

Implement Programs

Teaching low-income families to plan, shop for and cook healthy meals is a powerful component to the No Kid Hungry approach.  Families that participate in effective food skills education programs are able to stretch their food resources further and develop healthier eating habits. This section will walk you through how to offer, promote and advocate for food skills education in your community.

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Promote

Raising awareness about the importance and effectiveness of food skills education is a powerful way to support and drive demand for programs in your community. The more you educate your network and community about the importance of food skills education, the more you will see interest and support for these programs.

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Advocate

Supporting national and state advocacy efforts is critical for ensuring that federal nutrition programs continues to be paired with adequate food skills education.

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