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Food Literacy Resources

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Food Literacy at Home

Let’s play with our food! At Food Literacy Center, we believe food education should be fun. We teach kids to love foods that are good for them—and good for the planet. We help kids develop healthy eating habits while they’re young. And you can too! 

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Sunflower Power

Teach your kids about the parts of a plant and how to save seeds with our Sunflower Power lesson. Celebrate by making a batch of sunflower seed butter. 

Sunflower Power Lesson

Sunflower Seed Butter

Planting Seeds Lesson

Seed Packet Template

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Make a Healthy Snack!

Our curriculum “Your Sandwich Can Save the World” includes fun and educational hands-on activities. Our signature lesson teaches kids how to read a recipe, and how to make a healthy snack.

Empower your kids today through our Sunbutter Sandwich lesson.

Sunbutter Sandwich Lesson

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Guide to Healthy Eating

Just what’s in your breakfast cereal?

Guide to the nutritional content in the major breakfast cereal brands.

New & Improved Food Pyramid

Based on the latest science, the new food pyramid is now a plate!

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Guide to Food Justice

Food Pantries’ Holiday Requests

Food bank operators are requesting healthy, yet inexpensive items for the holidays. Attached is a suggested list of items that won’t bust donors’ budgets.

Occupy Big Food

Learn about food justice and how our food system is being manipulated by large corporations and lobbyists.

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Guide to Green Living

Real Honey Versus Fake Honey

How can you tell if your bottle of honey is the real deal? Avoid ultra-filtered honey.

Olive Oil’s Surprising Uses

Olive oil isn’t just for cooking! Check out its usefulness around the house.

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Guide to Organic Produce

EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce

The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce will help you determine which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues and are the most important to buy organic.

Apple Varieties Cheat Sheet

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