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Title:Eating from the Garden
Pub. date: 2010
Includes: 13 lessons, Fruit & Veggie Mania Game, color handouts, recipes,
Audience: Children
Language: English
Description:Using research-based information, "Eating from the Garden" is intended to teach children how to improve their eating habits. The curriculum encourages children to make healthier food choices and be physically active while promoting gardening knowledge and skills in participants.
Funding Source: Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
Developer: Karen Elliott, MS; Lala Kumar, MS; Rachael McGinnis Millsap, BS; Bill McKelvey, BS; Molly Fusselman, BA
Organization: University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 1-888-515-0016
Length: 416 pages
Pilot Testing: Kansas City, MO area
Assessment instrument Used? yes
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: The program includes thirteen lessons with additional activities for longer classes. Each lesson includes knowledge and behavioral objectives, a nutrition activity, a gardening activity, additional optional activities, handouts, and a take-home newsletter. A suggested timetable is included with the program, which requires about a four month growing period in the fall and about a two-month period in the spring. Additional recipes which incorporate fresh fruits or vegetables are included with the program as well.

A Pre and Post-Gardening Student Survey are included to measure knowledge and behavioral changes.

Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: MU Extension
    Contact: George Laur
    Mail: 1-98 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO 65211
    Order URL:Web Address
    Cost: 80.00 per curriculum
    Avail. in Qty: No

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