Educator Workshop at the “Food What?!” Farm

Monday-Tuesday, April 8-9, 2013
Registration Fee $300 Register here

Explore ways to engage and work with teens using a youth empowerment model. Through hands-on activities, participants gain tools for tone setting, exploring youth voice, and working with teens in garden and cooking settings. We will offer best practices, curriculum, pedagogy and fun from Life Lab’s “FoodWhat?!” teen program.

Learn …

* Ways to engage and empower teens in their lives and in the classroom

* Strategies and communication tools for group and classroom management

* Effective team building, cooking, nutrition and gardening activities for students

* Methods and curriculum for supporting healthy food choices

Discuss …

* A youth empowerment approach to working with teens

* How to apply a youth empowerment philosophy to different teaching environments

* The use of food, cooking, nutrition, and gardening as an engaging educational tool for many disciplines

Take home …

* Best practices and curriculum from FoodWhat

* Healthy recipe ideas for the classroom

Optional: 1 unit of semester credit available per day