Kellyn presents in-class “Eat Real Food” seminars introducing the taste, value and health aspects of fresh foods to the 3rd grade students.
The "Eat Real Food" program teaches the health benefits, ecological benefits and economic benefits of fresh foods, while explaining the importance of backyard gardens, community gardens, farmers' markets and local farms.
This program complements the School Garden program and is integrated into the science curriculum at the 3rd grade level.
4th Grade – Healthy Choices Program
Kellyn presents in-class “Healthy Choices” seminars, teaching the students how to read packaged good labels and identify the level of sugar and fat content in products by using the red/yellow/green classification method.
The presentation also focuses on ten healthy lifestyle recommendations and reviews the 3rd grade program highlights to reinforce why fresh local food is so beneficial.
This program is integrated into the math curriculum at the 4th grade level.
5th Grade – Eating Out Survival Skills Program
Kellyn presents in-class “Eating-Out Survival Skills” seminars, teaching the students how to make the healthiest choices when they are out at food restaurants or away from home with friends.
The presentation reviews the prior two years' highlights to reinforce healthy lifestyles.
This program is integrated into the health curriculum at the 5th grade level.
Garden as a Classroom Program
Kellyn facilitates the building of raised bed gardens at local schools. The gardens provide the students with science, ecology, math and health curriculum in a real life setting.
Studies have indicated that students who have experienced gardening eat more fruits and vegetables.
This program compliments the "Eat Real Food" program offered to third graders.
Kellyn will work with the schools, the respective PTA and local organizations to build and maintain the garden at the school.
Kellyn offers to each student who attends a classroom seminar, secure online access to it's "Lifestyle Survey" to record and score their daily food intake, sleep, exercise and screen time.
The "Lifestyle Survey" is an experiential tool for families and their children, reinforcing the healthy lifestyle lessons learned.