The purpose of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is to introduce pleasurable food education to children during their learning years, in order to form positive food habits for life.
To evaluate the effect of a community-based, experiential cooking and nutrition education program on consumption of fruits and vegetables and associated intermediate outcomes in students from low-income families.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of a taste exposure-plus-reward intervention delivered through mailed materials and access to an online video.
To examine whether parents offering a sticker reward to their child to taste a vegetable the child does not currently consume is associated with improvements in children’s liking and consumption of the vegetable.
To compare taste exposure, nutrition education and taste exposure plus nutrition education together on intake of an unfamiliar vegetable (mooli/daikon radish) in preschool-aged children.