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Harvesters offers a variety of nutrition education classes to low-income children and adults. If you are interested in finding a class near you that may be open to public attendees, please contact our Nutrition Services department at Nutrition@harvesters.org or call 816.929.3034.
If you are an organization interested in hosting a class, learn more about submitting an application to Harvesters.
Project STRENGTH classes empower participants with the knowledge and skills they need to stretch their food resources and provide healthier meals.
The eight-week program for adults on low and fixed incomes, covers important nutrition basics, food safety and provides hands-on cooking experience. Participants also receive a bag of groceries at the end of each class.
For more information, download our Project STRENGTH flyer in English or Spanish, or contact the Nutrition Services department at Nutrition@harvesters.org.
Kids in the Kitchen
Kids in the Kitchen provides nutrition education at Kids Cafe and other sites to teach low-income children the importance of nutritious eating and how to prepare healthy snacks. Kids in the Kitchen is an age-appropriate, four-week curriculum that focuses on food preparation, food safety skills, nutrition and the importance of making healthy food choices.
For more information, download our Kids in the Kitchen flyer or contact the Nutrition Services department at Nutrition@harvesters.org.
Teen EATS is a six-week class that opens up a whole new world of healthy and delicious food choices and empowers youth to choose wisely. Full of hands-on activities and fun learning opportunities, the program helps low-income teens look at health and nutrition in a new light. The class also includes discussion on media and self-esteem, and why we make the choices we do. Teens receive a free bag of groceries at each class.
For more information, download our Teen EATS flyer or contact the Nutrition Services department at Nutrition@harvesters.org.
Harvesters offers one-time classes for low-income adults on specific nutrition topics such as Meatless Meals, Healthy Desserts and Diabetes 101. Learn more and see course descriptions.
Make healthy meals at home with Harvesters’ Cookbook!
Harvesters’ nutrition educators have compiled many of the healthy recipes they use in their nutrition education classes into a cookbook. Download a copy in English or Spanish.
Or, you can purchase a hard copy of the cookbook for $15. Call 816.929.3015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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