WHAT GUIDES US

WE BELIEVE

THAT CHILDREN ARE THE VOICE OF THE FUTURE SO WE AIM TO:
Inform the youth and through them the general population about the importance of a balanced, healthy and sustainable diet;

IN THE POWER OF COMMUNITY SO WE WANT TO:
Join forces and articulate our programs with those of existing local projects and organizations;

THAT PRACTICE MAKES THE BEST OF ALL INSTRUCTORS SO WE AIM TO:
Develop hands-on experiences to apply theoretical concepts such as the food pyramid, the nutritional value of different food groups and the ways to measure the ecological footprint from the field to our tables;

THAT ANYONE CAN BE A CHANGE-MAKER SO WE’LL WORK TO:
Stimulate an approach that focus on the students’ active participation so they can be at the center of the educational experience and take part on changing the world;

FACTS & NUMBERS

12,938,000
of Food Insecure Children in the United States

19%
of Child Food Insecurity in California

1 in 5   children struggles with hunger

1 / 3   of the food produced every year gets lost or wasted

At retail level, large quantities of food are wasted due to quality standards that over-emphasize appearance

40% to 50%
of the wastage rate is made up by fruits & vegetables

THESE ARE NUMBERS WE CAN’T CLOSE OUR EYES TO

HELP US MAKE A CHANGE!