Growing and Cooking with Children Resource List

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Resource Title (Link)
Organization Summary
Gardening Videos Victory Gardens, Vancouver

Victory Gardens presents: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden. Planning, soil, seeds and transplants, winter gardening, and growing garlic.

Fresh Five Fresh Roots, Vancouver, BC
Each week, we will be sharing five of our favorite ideas for at home learning around the things Fresh Roots is known for: food and food systems, ecological stewardship, and community celebration.
Healthy at Home DASH BC
Adapted DASH BC lessons for at home use, both cooking and gardening resources available.
BC Ag at Home BC Agriculture in the Classroom
Weekly story-telling videos, live and recorded on Facebook, as well as lesson plans for teachers.
Growing Chefs! at Home Growing Chefs, Vancouver, BC
Weekly videos from chefs about different things to cook with children at home.
Neighborhood Nature School SPEC, Vancouver, BC
This online learning hub for students from (K – 7) is to learn about the environment, gardening and growing food together, our local food systems, exploring nature through observations and curiosity and sharing fresh and healthy recipes.
BC Dairy Lesson Plans BC Dairy Adapted BC Dairy lesson plans for working from home.
Grow BC BC Agriculture in the Classroom Many lessons on BC’s agriculture sector.
Edible Education Home Classroom Edible Schoolyard Project, USA Adapted lesson plans for at home gardening and cooking.
Community-Based Food Programs Vancouver Coastal Health
Minimizing COVID-19 Risk for Community-Based Food Programs.
4H at Home 4H, BC
4-H @ HOME is designed to provide 4-H members, leaders, and parents with resources and activities that can be completed from the comfort of your own home.
Food Matters Action Toolkit Food Matters
10 Action Kits all about various aspects of food waste
Roots and Shoots at Home Roots and Shoots, USA
This page includes exclusive lesson plans, activities, 1-Click Actions, projects, an online course, reflections, and opportunities to stay connected.
Weekly Outdoor Activities Learning for a Sustainable Future
SF is curating this weekly collection of activities drawn from our Resources for Rethinking (R4R) database, focusing on outdoor activities.
Canada’s Revised Food Guide Resources Interior Health Activities centered around Canada’s Food Guide.
Kitchen Classroom America’s Test Kitchen
Weekly recipes, hands-on activities and experiments, and fun food quizzes to tackle in the kitchen. Includes both simpler recipes and activities for weekdays and a bigger project the whole family can accomplish on Saturday or Sunday.
Garden Ideas for Kids, Parents, and Teachers Kids Gardening
This page has many kids’ garden activities, garden-based educational resources, gardening advice, and other helpful tips to inspire you to just keep growing.
Step by step recipes Project Chef
Recipes with step-by-step instructions and photos, amazing resource for those beginner chefs!
Home composting system Porch Advice
A basic outline of how to start and run a composting system at home.