Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
Welcome to "Hey, Mom and Dad"—a weekly feature in which we ask our Facebook fans to share their views on parenting. Every week, we get the conversation started by taking a look back at a question we asked parents the week before on Patch Facebook pages from around the area. Many families have resolved to try to eat better in the new year. However, this can often be easier said than done, with picky kids prone to pushing vegetables around on their plate and each dinner turning into a battle of willpower between you and your child. That brings us to this week's question. Take a look at what people had to say and join the conversation in the comments section. Dennis Wholey: Eliminate the normal goodies at home and buy only the good items you …
A to Z Garden Bar explains the many benefits of eating fruits and vegetables while introducing children to some new varieties of produce.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The food service department at Geneva’s elementary schools hosts a fun and educational program called A to Z Garden Bar that will be held the week of Oct. 17 to 21! Sponsored by Sodexo, the District’s foodservice provider, A to Z Garden Bar is designed to explain the many benefits of eating fruits and vegetables while introducing children to some new varieties of produce. The event includes a self-service salad bar containing fruits and vegetable that begin with each letter of the alphabet. During the one week A to Z Garden Bar event, students will be encouraged to try a variety of healthy foods and to include more fruits and vegetables in meals and snacks. With the assistance of the Restaurant Management students at Geneva High School, …