(800) 786-1730 sales@organwiseguys.com

Early Childhood Food Tastings in Jackson, Mississippi

A great big OrganWise shout out to Virden and Jones Early Childhood Development Centers in Jackson, Mississippi! As a part of the Thriving Communities, Thriving Children project, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, these two early childhood development centers have been conducting healthy vegetable food tastings with students using The OrganWise Guys materials. Both centers received a Healthy Incentive Project mini-grant to expand the current OWG programming happening in their centers to include these vegetable taste tests with children.

A big thank you to Ms. Vodie Taylor and Ms. Jewel Reed for teaching children and teachers at Virden and Jones about the importance of adding vegetables to their diets. Thanks to food tastings like you see in the pictures below, young children in Jackson are learning about and trying new foods!

A fun WISERCISE exercise circle to go along with the food tasting.

A fun WISERCISE! exercise circle to start off the food tasting.

Teachers wear the OWG apron during the food tasting.

While preparing the carrots, a teacher wears an OWG apron.

Ms. Jewel Reed tries a carrot with the students.

Ms. Jewel Reed tries a carrot with the students.

An OrganWise display featuring the taste test.

An OrganWise display featuring the taste test.

Kids enjoying their carrots!

Kids enjoying their carrots!

Students try carrots and learn about the importance of eating this veggie.

The carrot tasting was a success!

Share this: