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The more kids know, the more they grow: Veggies that is!

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids, Inc. in Hockessin, DE by Barbara Boyce

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About our cause

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids works with public elementary schools to plant, grow, and harvest vegetable gardens in the spring and fall each school year that fits in with the science curriculum for each grade. This grant will allow HFHK to conduct more cooking demos and possibly purchse additional cooking carts for the schools so that more children can experience the joy of eating and preparing garden-fresh veggies.

What population we serve?

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids, Inc. currently serves 17 public elementary schools and 1 middle school in Delaware, reaching about 7,500 students.

What success we've already had

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids started with 2 schools in 2008 and has added schools every year. They currently work with 18 public schools, including the Delaware School for the Deaf. HFHK models the garden lessons for the teachers the first year. After that, the gardening program is almost completely self-sufficient.

Our primary mission
The Mission of Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids, Inc. is to bring food and garden-based educational programs to schools throughout Delaware.
Why should you support our cause

HFHK inspires & motivates students to develop lifelong wholesome eating habits by experiencing the joy of growing & eating garden-fresh produce.

How the money will be spent

The money will allow Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids to conduct more cooking demos at the schools and will cover the cost of groceries. Depending on the amount, this money may also allow the purchse of inexpensive cooking carts for the schools.

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