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Cooking with Kids allows students to try new foods, encourages healthy habits and opens their eyes to a wider world.

Kindergarten teacherAmy Biehl Community School, Santa Fe, NM

Take a look at a tasting class!

The first step into hands-on learning with real food.

Cooking with Kids collaborates with classroom teachers to provide fresh fruit and vegetable tasting lessons to over 5,000 students in Northern New Mexico. Learn more about our New Mexico programs.

Easy and require no cooking.

Tastings let children use their senses to discover that fresh fruits and vegetables make delicious snacks.

Life science meets real food.

Customize this NEW Farmer Connections Lesson Plan to connect kids with the people who grow food in your community.

Free Downloads: Tasting Lessons

Tasting Lessons are available for grades K-1, 2-3, or 4-5

Lessons include:

  • Lesson plans, farmer letters, food history, nutrition information
  • English & Spanish student materials
  • Aligned with Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

Plant Activity Pages

Quick access to plant activities from our various lessons!

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