Lunch Box Literacy

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Age Group: Teens
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Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Event Details

Teens will make delicious, healthy  food, learn how to read a recipe and food labels, and understand the math that goes into measuring and scaling a recipe up or down.

September 10--Lunchbox Detectives:  Decode food labels and crack the case of the not-so-healthy school lunch.  

September 17--Make Broccoli Apple Salad:  We'll learn about how to navigate a grocery store, corner store, and farmers' market and talk about buying fruits and vegetables in season.

September 24--Cooking Math:  Learn how to scale a recipe that serves 4 to serve 16.  We'll discuss the vocabulary of ingredients and cooking techniques.

October 1:  It's a Wrap:  Learn how to prepare delicious wraps.