Early Returns: Bringing the Farm to Preschool | Carla Thompson
How do you get a 4-year-old to put down a bag of chips and pick up an apple?
There’s no simple answer, as any parent can tell you, but what we’re discovering across the country is that farm to preschool programs are a great way to start.
Ask Kiersten Firquain, known to young children in Kansas City as Chef K, and she’ll share a telling story. In partnership with Good Natured Family Farms, an alliance of 150 family farms in the region around Kansas City, Chef K runs a program called Bistro Kids that connects children at Head Start preschools with healthy, local food. More at the Huffiington Post