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Pearryn is in 2nd grade and has been in food literacy class for two years at Capitol Heights Academy, a public charter school in Oak Park, Sacramento. “Pear,” as she is appropriately called, is being raised by her mom Evonne who works as an after-school teacher. In a community with...
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Cooking is Fastest Method to Teach Kids to Love Fruits and Vegetables

By Matthew Blackburn Amidst a bombardment of TV ads that convince kids to crave calorie dense and nutritionally deficient foods, it can be challenging to raise healthy eaters. What’s the fastest method to teach kids to love their fruits and vegetables? Gardening? Shopping the farmers market? New research shows that cooking...
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Veggie Pancakes

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup corn meal 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 1/4 cup full fat yogurt 2 Tablespoons garlic, chopped fine 2 Tablespoons ginger, chopped fine 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped 1-2 serrano or thai chiles (or one of each, depending on how hot you like...
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I Ate It!

“Last year, I ate an apple everyday and someone asked me if I was in...
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“Organic fruits and vegetables have more vitamins and taste better!” – Kindergartener at Capitol Heights...
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Every day of the year, some food is being celebrated somewhere. Some holidays are declared by...
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The View From Here: Hidden Hunger Project

The View From Here: Hidden Hunger brings you first-person stories of people coping with food insecurity in one of the...
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