FamilyCook Productions
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fcp_kidsMission To bring people of all ages together around delicious, affordable fresh food while positively impacting their health and well-being. Since the late '90s, FamilyCook programs and curricula have reached over 100,000 families across the US. FamilyCook provides evidence-based programs/ curricula and the training to embed nutrition education through hands-on cooking in schools, community organizations, on farms and other settings around the country.

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teacherSix Programs & Supporting Curricula
FamilyCook Productions offers schools, community-based groups, farmers markets, community gardens and others, an array of field-tested, evidence-based curricula that teach nutrition through cooking. Our programs are available through a license to your organization and require some training. These training sessions provide educators, para-professionals, and parents with the necessary skills to conduct our program successfully, make them available and sustainable over time.

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For over 14 years, FamilyCook has been pioneering and embedding food education for a wide variety of clients and audiences around the U.S. Some of our most recent projects reflect this diversity of audiences and communities.Learn more


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FamilyCook Productions partners with organizations across the country to provide healthy living and cooking programs to people of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

Willow for WIC October Teacher Training Dates
Register here of email for alternative dates/times.
Tuesday, October 18th
3pm Willow Lesson Presentation
3:30pm Best Practices Discussion
Wednesday, October 26th
12pm Willow Lesson Presentation
12:30pm Best Practices Discussion
Wednesday, November 9th
11am Willow Lesson Presentation
11:30am Willow Best Practices Discussion
Thursday, November 17th
12pm Willow Lesson Presentation
12:20pm Willow Best Practices Discussion
Tuesday, November 29th
3pm Willow Lesson Presentation
3:30 Willow Best Practices Discussion

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

American Public Health Association conference research presented: "Food Skills with Leadership Training Promotes Healthier Eating and Academic Succes in Youth", by Family Cook Productions

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

APHA conference research presented: "Embedding qualitative and quantitative measures into nutritional program design for ongoing efficacy assessment to improve program outcomes" by Family Cook Productions

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Family Cook Productions proudly presents documentary, "Sizzle of Pursuit", at APHA annual conference Film Festival

What's New

Teen Battle Chefs battled on stage at Madiba Harlem Theater, June 16th!  Check out our recap and read what Harlem World Magazine is saying about the event! 

Check out local TV coverage of the Willow Comes to WIC program at Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department in Kansas City!

Debunking 'Kids Food': Lynn Fredericks Chats with the team from Better Together about Kids Food Reboot - March 2, 2015

Kids Food Reboot Announces the "First Bite Challenge"

Kids Take the "First Bite Challenge" on FamilyCook's Revamped YouTube Page

FamilyCook Productions Proudly Launches Kids Food Reboot

Taco Reboot: A Teen Battle Chef Cook-Off and Celebration for Food Day - New York, NY, October 22, 2014

FamilyCook Founder is Panelist on "Feeding Our Chidren at Home and at School", Les Dames d'Escoffier International Conference - Boston, MA, November 1, 2104

Teen Battle Chefs Present at Kids Eat Right Breakfast for FNCE Conference, Atlanta, GA

Society of Nutrition Education & Behavior: Milwaukee, June 30, Panel on Evidence Based Practices with FCP Founder, Lynn Fredericks

Scholastic "Choices" Editorial Team Visits Teen Battle Chefs in Brooklyn

Teen Battle Chef on NPR

Family Cook + Food Day Collaborate

'Roadmap to a Healthier Lifestyle' TBC article published in LDEI Quarterly

TV Segment on "Get Your Family Eating Right"

New Cookbook Released August 1st!

FamilyCook + Sylvester Manor Teach Teens About Sustainability

FCP Founder on Progressive News Radio - Listen Here

WBAL News Segment on Teen Battle Chefs in Baltimore

Teen Battle Chefs at Dewitt Clinton High School Featured

FamilyCook Quoted in Edible Manhattan

Children and Food Panel at The New School

Watch Chima's Story

Teen Battle Chef Profiled on Huffington Post

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New Research!  
Esteemed peer-review Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior publishes our research on Teen Battle Chef impacts in September 2011 issue!


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FamilyCook Productions

We bring families together around delicious, fresh food while positively impacting their health and well-being. FamilyCook offers schools and community-based groups field-tested, evidence-based curricula for K-12 that teaches nutrition through cooking with farm-fresh ingredients. With the help of our partners, we embed these programs in schools and communities across the US.

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