Food & Nutrition Project
Everyone eats, but not everyone makes healthy eating choices. Learn how to pick healthy foods, prepare nutritious meals, and make smart food purchases. Discover the science behind making food and keeping it safe. Explore careers related to food and nutrition. New to 4-H? Get involved in the Food & Nutrition project!
What you can do
This project manual is divided into six "bites": Once You Swallow, Money Talks, Play It Safe, Kitchen Magic, Eat It Later, and Imagine That. In addition to the activities in the manual, there are exciting recipes and interesting food facts.
Solve problems, acquire information (learn to learn), make decisions, keep records and learn how to use resources wisely. Learn how to select healthy food and how to preserve and prepare foods. Learn to evaluate fad diets and connect emotions to eating habits.
Learn how to alter recipes, plan menus and plan & cater a party.
Free curriculum from Utah State 4-H. Registration is required for download access.
For adult leaders
- Microwave Helper's Guide
- Hands On: Food Safety Instructor Manual
- Home Food Preservation Curriculum (Set of 4)
- Curriculum on safe food handling, cooking, preserving foods, food science and food culture.