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Location: Statewide

Training Type: Online Real Time

Total Hours: 15

Cost: $ 25

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Jed Norris
(802) 985-0309

Farm to Early Childhood – Welcome to the Kitchen! Deb Norris

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Shelburne Farms
Instructor: Jed Norris and Cynthia Greene

This course will introduce participants to the Cafeteria/Kitchen part of the 3 C’s model of Farm to Early Childhood Education (FTEC). The course will provide an overview of child nutrition and explore environmental, policy, and programmatic factors which support the development of children’s healthy eating behaviors. Course topics will include child nutrition, cooking with children, early educator roles and best practices, Child Adult Care Food Programming (CACFP), food procurement, menu and recipe generation, values and policy development, and community resources supporting food security.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
Session Dates
Session Times
January 13, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 20, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 27, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
February 3, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
February 10, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This training is part of a 3 part series on Farm to Early Childhood (Link to sign up for all 3) - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/202122-farm-to-early-childhood-series-classroom-community-and-kitchen-tickets-167071917603 Available for college credit for $150. Scholarships available for college credit. There is homework outside of classroom time totaling 5 hours.