Food & Nutrition Project

The food and nutrition project helps participants learn to make healthy food choices, improve energy and alertness, reduce disease and illness risks, and gain knowledge of nutrients. Major learning experience are centered around nutrition, menu planning, food buying, preparation and food safety, careers, and cultural influences.

  • Project Description – PDF
  • Volunteer Description – PDF

Printed Resources

  • Electron Beam – 21 Century Food Technology SP-157 - order
  • Irradiation of Raw Poultry L-5076 - order
  • Nutrient Needs at a Glance L-1875 - order
  • Quiz Bowl Guide (4-H 3-2.030) – PDF
  • Safe Home Food Storage B-5031 - order
  • The Food and Fiber System - order
  • Yea 4-H! - order

National 4-H Curriculum Resources

  • A – Six Easy Bites – link
  • B – Tasty Tidbits – link
  • C – You’re the Chef – link
  • D – Foodworks – link
  • Foods Group Helper’s Guide – link
  • Microwave – Group Activity Helper’s Guide – link
  • Microwave 1 – Bag of Tricks & Treats – link
  • Microwave 2 – Micro Magicians – link
  • Microwave 3 – Amazing Rays – link
  • Microwave 4 – Pesto Meals – link

Website Resources

  • Family and Consumer Sciences – Food & Nutrition – link
  • Healthy Lifestyles – link
  • 4-H FCS 101 - link
  • 4-H FCS Project Toolbox – link

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