Kids & Food

Stories and discussions about about the feeding and food education of children, including kid and family-friendly recipes. We include:
* Featured articles that may or may not include one of our recipes
* Tidbits and relevant newsbits

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Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food

Different areas around the world have many things in common and in turn, have some things that are totally different. One thing that seems to be pretty similar no matter where you go is that food will bring people together. Regardless of the size of the group or the type of food, people will come […]

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$5 for Food & Planet!

| December 12, 2012 | 5 Comments
$5 for Food & Planet!

If you’re looking for a quick way to support children, please consider sending in $5! We appreciate any amount, as your support will help bring Zompping for Food & Planet free of charge to children in East Durham, NC** this spring! For more information about Zompping for Food & Planet, please click here. **East Durham is a […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 88-97: California

| November 12, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 88-97: California

It is truly exciting for the Sol Food Crew to finally be driving down the West Coast! We had been planning this trip for so long, and the West Coast felt so far away, but now we are finally here! In order to truly take in the Pacific Ocean and its rocky coast, we drove […]

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Zompping for Food and Planet Curriculum

| October 1, 2012 | 8 Comments
Zompping for Food and Planet Curriculum

Our innovative Zompping for Food and Planet curriculum is designed to be flexible and adaptable for educators, parents, and community organizers. The curriculum brings children on a journey around the world to learn about other cultures and people through food.

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington

The Sol Food Mobile Farm crew is half-way in their nationwide journey! Guess where they are now? Take a look at some of the organizations at which they have stopped across the U.S. here. Traveling Across the West After leaving Yellowstone National Park, our bus headed to Bozeman, Montana for a much needed restock.  We […]

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Grow Utah First: Class Act

| September 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Grow Utah First: Class Act

Based on Time Bank concepts of exchanging time and talent as a way to build caring community economies, Grow Utah First is a statewide initiative that seeks to promote sustainable living. Taking an interdisciplinary approach of art, education, and environmental sustainability, this private-public partnership aims to grow all the food consumed in Utah in Utah, […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 56-60: Wisconsin, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming

| September 4, 2012 | 1 Comment
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 56-60: Wisconsin, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming

The Sol Food bus has made it all the way from Illinois to Montana in the last two weeks!  We have been traveling hours every day in order to fit in as many great teaching and learning opportunities as we can on our way to our series of workshops on the west coast.  Currently we are parked […]

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Awesome Food: Please Vote Global Potluck!

| September 2, 2012 | 2 Comments
Awesome Food: Please Vote Global Potluck!

Want to see more classrooms around the world connect through food? Please help Ariel lead Global Potluck, an online forum where students around the world connect and share about their cultures through food. As some of you may know, it started as a “culinary correspondence” between a French elementary school and a fifth grade class […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 53-54: Illinois

| August 30, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 53-54: Illinois

Our Sol Food bus recently left the great city of Chicago, Illinois and we are now continuing our trek west across the Great Plains.  During our time in the Windy City, we met some wonderful new friends, saw amazing sites around the city and enjoyed great local food.  We want to especially thank the community members with […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 43-52: Michigan

| August 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 43-52: Michigan

Hello from the Sol Food Bus! We have just completed garden work and outreach in the Detroit, Michigan area and have dubbed this week of travel as our favorite city stop thus far! It was an incredible five days filled with new friends, hard work and knowledge shared.  We are so grateful to everyone in […]

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