Food education and training

Cooking Matters
Cooking Matters is helping end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. Our programs teach parents and caregivers with limited food budgets to shop for and cook healthy meals.

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education – CASE
CASE develops [agricultural] curriculum utilizing science inquiry for lesson foundation and concepts are taught using activity-, project-, and problem-base instructional strategies. In addition to the curriculum aspect of CASE, the project ensures quality teaching by providing extensive professional development for teachers that leads to certification.

DC School Garden Curriculum ListOffice of the State Superintendent of Education
This is a curated list consisting of a wide variety of garden-based curricula for schools, community based organizations, and LEAs to consider when implementing a school garden program. 

Edible Education CurriculumEdible Schoolyard
An edible education places the child at the center of their learning and uses food to engage all aspects of their education. You can access our full curriculum of 62 lessons below – along with our pedagogy, philosophy, practices, and approach to curriculum development.

“Farm to School Approved” Farm Field TripsDC Greens
Find farms in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia that offer rich educational experiences for children in elementary through high school.

Health and Wellness Curriculum ResourcesOffice of the State Superintendent of Education
View wellness and nutrition resources for students, parents and school staff.

Explore various traditional diets, recipes and resources.

Resource MapDC Urban Gardeners Network
Looking for something close to home? We’ve got you covered. The map provides an extensive list of the organizations and businesses featured on this website.