Edible Santa Fe “Local Food Hero”
November 24, 2014: Cooking with Kids was named the Edible Santa Fe 2014 Local Food Organization Hero! AND…Cooking with Kids’ Founder Lynn Walters was honored with the Olla Award: Local Food Hero!
NEW! March 4, 2018: Jane Stacey, long-time Cooking with Kids’ Program Director, received the Olla Award in recognition of her dedication to Cooking with Kids and the Santa Fe community for more than 20 years.
Thanks to all our friends who voted for Cooking with Kids, Lynn, and Jane. And to all the family volunteers, teachers, chefs, farmers, board and staff that bring the joys of learning about healthy foods to public school children in Santa Fe!
James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s “Good Food Org Guide”
November 6, 2014: Cooking with Kids is honored to be included in the “Good Food Org Guide,” highlighting nonprofit organizations that are doing exemplary work in the United States in the areas of food and agriculture, nutrition and health, hunger and obesity, and food justice. The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of food system experts, developed the first annual “Good Food Org Guide.” Cooking with Kids is one of six New Mexico nonprofits highlighted, among the 400 other national and local organizations.
IACP Culinary Youth Advocate of the Year
April 9, 2013: Cooking with Kids was honored to be named “Culinary Youth Advocate of the Year,” an International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Award of Excellence. The award was presented at the annual IACP conference in San Francisco. IACP Awards of Excellence recognize extraordinary contributions and commitments to the culinary field.
Lynn Walters TEDx talk: “Empowering Children to Make Healthy Food Choices”
November 3, 2012: Cooking with Kids Founder Lynn Walters was invited to present at TEDxAcequia Madre, at the Santa Fe Institute of Art and Design. Watch her TED talk, “Empowering Children to Make Healthy Food Choices” on YouTube.