For all youth to nourish themselves and their community through mindful cooking, healthy eating habits, and an appreciation for food.
We believe that cooking can bring joy and excitement, and have positive and long lasting impacts on health.
We believe that cooking is an effective way to educate people about nutrition and healthy food choices.
We believe that cooking provides a healthier alternative to processed and packaged foods.
Community and Well-being
We believe that preparing and sharing food can help families and communities strengthen their connection to one another.
We believe that preparing food for yourself and your family develops self-sufficiency and pride.
We believe that cooking and exploring food encourages the appreciation and integration of diverse cultural practices.
We believe that cooking encourages people to use sustainable ingredients that positively impact the environment.
We believe that an understanding of food systems, from production, to distribution, to consumption, is a critical part of practicing sustainable and conscientious consumer habits.
We believe that cooking is a practical and affordable way to feed yourself and your family.