Educating kids about food, from source to plate

Riva Kahn

Days of Taste Director

Riva Eichner Kahn, PhD, is Days of Taste Director, and TasteWise Kids Board Vice-Chair. Riva has been involved with the Days of Taste program since its inception in the Baltimore area in 1998, and has been National Days of Taste Chair since 2006. Riva retired from the Faculty of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Riva has been invited to speak at many state and national conferences on food education, student wellness programs and farm-to-school initiatives, and represented Days of Taste at Michelle Obama’s launch of Chefs Move to Schools at the White House in June 2010. Outside of TasteWise Kids and Days of Taste, she is active in several Baltimore area cultural organizations. Her favorite fruits and vegetables are radishes, zucchini, pomegranates and watermelon - depending on the time of year.