As the executive chef at Wellness in the Schools, an organization that brings healthy meals to 30,000 public school students, Telepan knows what it takes to get kids on board with tropical kale salad and autumn squash soup.
Cooking with Kids
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Apricots and peaches have yielded the stage to apples and pears, but I’m going to be eating Macs, Winesaps and Bosc til rhubarb season so I postpone the inevitable with the year’s final stone fruit: plums.
This year’s Eat Drink Local Week may have come and gone, but the habits that kids at our Eat Play Local Day event at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan picked up will stay with them long after they outgrow their overalls and tricycles.
On Tuesday, July 24, fourteen concurrent dinners, each prepared by a top New York chef using produce from an urban farm, will take place around the city in private homes. Proceeds of the evening–A City Farmer, A Chef, and A Host–will go to support two food activist organizations we love: Just Food and The Sylvia Center.
Once school is out for the summer, even the most dedicated after-school farmer will turn to sugary popsicles and video games in the comfort of an air-conditioned living room if left to his or her own devices. The good news is parents looking to avoid this now have a plethora of summer camps geared toward food, cooking and farming to choose from.
Classic public school curricula in big cities used to mean reading, writing, history and arithmetic, but a supermarket and Westchester agricultural non-profit hope to expand that list to include food and farming.
Forget Yo Gabba Gabba Live, there’s a new show in town that has gotten children all riled up with excitement – the James Beard Foundation Family Chef Series at the Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side.