Food Explorers

(grades 1-5)
food explorers

About this Course:

Exploring food encourages children to learn through sensory experiences, hands-on activities, and working together to create delicious results.  Food Explorers provides children with the knowledge to make healthy choices for themselves.  By combining nutrition education with cooking and hands-on food exploration, you'll have a Food Explorer in no time!

Masks are not required outside per CT guidelines. Masks are required indoors by all children and youth instructors.  

Schedule & Fees:

Location: Session III and IV are held at our outdoor pavilion (weather permitting, indoors when necessary)
Sessions I, II, and III (1 hour class): $99 members, $129 non-members (5 classes)
Sessions IV (1.5 hour class): $129 members, $159 non-members (5 classes, students will make an after school snack and dinner in each class)

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Bus Service

Jan. 11 - Feb. 8
(sold out)
Tue. 4:45-5:45 pm

black bean burgers, ricotta gnocchi, spring rolls, Southwest
tacos, and Greek quesadillas

March 15 - April 19
(no class 4/12)
Tue. 4:45-5:45 pm

four fold quesadillas, bruschetta orzo salad, banana cream
pie cups, strawberry shortcake parfaits, and no-bake cookie
dough cheesecakes

May 3 - May 31
(brunch for dinner theme)
Tue. 4:45-5:45 pm

avocado toast, mini pancakes, breakfast burritos, sweet
quesadillas, and oatmeal bowls

May 6 - June 10
(no class 5/27)
Fri. 5:00-6:30 pmtiramisu cups, black bean brownie trifles, avocado fries, 
7 layer dip, cheesecake stuffed strawberries, three cheese
pizza bites, veggie tots, hummus wraps, buffalo chickpea
pin wheels, and zucchini fritters 

Please note: each child will make their own portion and all recipes are nut free, but they may contain dairy and eggs.