Educating kids about food, from source to plate

Resources

to enjoy together

Visit our recipe box

Conversation Starters from salad kit

Coloring pages, eventually

 

to read

Picture Books (fiction)

Tyler Makes Pancakes by Tyler Florence

On the Farm, At the Market by G. Brian Karas*

Chew, Chew, Gulp! By Lauren Thompson

How to Feed your Parents by Ryan Miller

Dragon Pizzeria by Mary Morgan

 

Picture Books (nonfiction)

How did that get in my lunch box? The story of food by Chris Butterworth*

You Can’t Taste a Pickle With your Ear: A book about your 5 senses by Harriet Ziefert*

What We Eat: A first look at food by Sara Lynn and Diane James

Our Food: A healthy serving of science and poems by Grace Lin and Randia T. McKneally

My Five Senses by Margaret Miller

Cold, Crunchy, Colorful: Using our senses by Jane Brocket

 

Books for Adults

Why You Eat What You Eat by Rachel Herz

 

to grow

Planting Calendar for MD

Master Gardeners

Howard County Vegetable Nursery

Baltimore City Community Gardens

Harford County Compost

Baltimore Compost

 

to use

kid-friendly knives

fun banana cutter

 

to visit

Baltimore City

Waverly

Downtown

Druid Hill

Fells Point

Govans

 

Baltimore County

Catonsville

 

Harford County

Bel Air

 

Howard County

 

Find a CSA

 

Order Directly from local farms

 

to thrive

http://www.foodspanlearning.org/

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/find-challenges/classroom-challenges/1212-nutrition-education