Kids Teaching Kids

90% of American’s don’t eat enough fruit and veggies.

90% of American’s don’t eat enough fruit and veggies.

Kids Teaching Kids is a multi-faceted program that inspires healthy snacking. Each year, high school culinary students are challenged to create fun, wholesome recipes with fruit and vegetables that are simple enough for elementary school students to make. Winning recipes are compiled into a student-designed cookbook and distributed to school districts that compete in the 21-Day Challenge, a competition to achieve the highest percentage of students who complete 21 days of healthy snacking.

Results & Impact

Among participants of the 21-Day Challenge in Spring of 2017:
• Fruit and vegetable consumption rose 14.6%
• Cookie consumption fell 22%
• Chip eating dropped 20%
• 60% tried a new fruit or veggie