Wanted: Educators for a Healthier Next Generation

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We need more food-literate and conscious consumers, as well as critical systems-thinkers and innovators who will be able to find solutions and create more sustainable and healthier food systems.

Educators can help foster these qualities in the next generation through discussing, reframing, and supporting students as they rethink a wide range of topics and issues

The FoodEducators program offers easy-to-use, readymade, free lesson plans for food educators, with the goal of empowering teachers to feel confident talking about complex issues like food systems and food science and showcasing the vivid and colorful world of agrifood careers to students.

Read more in an article in the latest issue of Childhood Education: Innovations. Click the bottom right corner of the flipbook window to read in full screen. There is also a PDF version available for download below the flipbook window.

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