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“Do you grow pizza here?”

01.08.2010

Martha’s Table’s Elementary program’s kids have been a part of Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline.
The article explains…

“For the last few months these kids have been slicing, baking, touching and smelling all kinds of new foods and recipes. They’re learning as part of an afterschool program that’s up and running in cities around the country. It was started by Share Our Strength, a non-profit leader in fighting hunger and poor nutrition. Teaming up with volunteer chefs, in what the group dubs “Operation Frontline,” the group has enrolled more than 288,000 children in nutrition-education classes. In Washington, D.C., a partner organization, the Capital Area Food Bank, organizes and staffs the class with registered dietitians. A big part of the program is teaching kids how to use good ingredients to make simple, healthy food — all while staying within a budget.”

Recently, the children were able to visit the White House garden as a part Operation Frontline. Please listen or read the story here. Note the great photos of our kids.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=121611755