Teaching kids about food�where it comes from, how its grown and the different flavours they can create and experience�has enormous impact on their eating habits and lifelong health. A�It also nurtures a love of good from an early age.
This Christmas, why not give the little guys and gals in your life something to look forward to in the new year?
The new schedule of Growing Taste Buds workshops have been announced! A�Growing Taste Buds is a program devoted to getting kids more involved with their food.A� Through a series of hands-on cooking workshops, children aged 8�12 have the chance to experiment in the kitchen, learn to cook and find out about the importance of making good food choices�all while having fun!
Check out the schedule below. A�It has me wishing I was 12 again!
Winter |A�January 12�March 2
Global Culture, Local Food
The winterA�session of Growing Taste Buds takesA�children on a culinary journeyA�around the world, without leaving the kitchen!A�FromA�Italian, Mexican, Irish toA�African, British and Chinese, the many cultures that make up Toronto will be explored andA�reflected in our tasty creations.
Spring | *March 23�May 25
Plant, Grow, Cook andA�Celebrate Spring
Spring has arrived and new plants are young and green again. It�s time to prepare our garden andA�thinkA�and learn about what we want to grow at home. It�s also time to go into the ravine and forage some edible wild foods!A�These tender new veggies need quick and simple recipes to preserve their delicate flavours. Sprouts and shoots are at their peak along with rhubarb, sea kale, asparagus and morel mushrooms. *Please note there will be no workshopsA�on April 20 (Easter) and May 18A�(VictoriaA�Day weekend).
Fall | *September 21�November 16
It’sA�Harvest Time! Let�s Get Cooking!
At Evergreen we love cooking in every season, but we all can agree that cooking in fall is a little more special as there are many delicious ingredients available!A�During this session, children will also learn how to preserve the harvest and enjoy delicious foods in the off-season. *Please note there will be no workshop on October 12 (Thanksgiving weekend).