Health & Nutrition: OST Field Notes

Voices from the Field take 3

This section includes voices from the OST field that describes practices with children and youth. It includes guest blogs and v-logs (video logs), photo-essays and narratives by practitioners reflecting about lessons and learning in the area of physical health, mental health and good nutrition that supports child health in out-of-school time programs.

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Veggie Time Program

Kid Power is a youth development non-profit in Washington, DC that inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement. In Kid Power’s VeggieTime Project students study an original environmental and nutritional science curriculum and then apply these lessons to their school gardens, healthy cooking classes, farmer’s market operations, and environmental service-learning projects to improve the health of their schools and communities

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