Training a generation of educated food consumers
In Vetri Cooking Lab, students learn practical cooking skills that empower them to be able to cook nutritious meals for themselves at home. This 10-week curriculum-based program engages students 4th grade and up in hands-on nutrition education that is paired with important nutrition lessons like whole vs. processed foods, reading nutrition labels, food marketing and more.
Through the incorporation of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) core concepts, Vetri Cooking Lab is designed to encourage curiosity and teamwork and foster a communal respect for food and one another. In our kitchen classroom, we put the tools in participant’s hands, giving them ownership and the opportunity to build their culinary confidence.
Students leave the classroom as “educated food consumers” who are inspired to make nutritious decisions and influence their families about the food they purchase, cook and eat.
We’re now accepting applications for Spring 2021
Are you interested in hosting our Vetri Cooking Lab program virtually at your school or organization? We’re now accepting applications for future enrollment.Enroll your School or Organization
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