Youth programs

Youth in the kitchen

youth food skills 

at the cfc

Wednesdays  | 4:00 – 6:00 pm  

Learn basic cooking skills, make a snack or meal to take home and connect with others!  A welcoming space to help foster a positive relationship with food for youth aged 13 – 19 years old.
Contact Christina at or 236-421-1011 if you would like to learn more about it!  

Please fill in Food SKills Form prior to attending

(Maximum: 8 participants)  

Youth chopping vegetables

Kid's Recipe Kits

at home

Once Monthly  | Cost: $0-$25

The popular kid's recipe kit program gives your family a take-and-make meal in a bag, with ingredients that change every month. Focusing on different healthful recipes that are simple enough for children to make by themselves or with some assistance. Kits can be purchased for $25 ahead of time and we also have 100 free kits available each month for families. Find out more kid's kits here.

Food Literacy Kits (Grade 4-6) 

at school

Bringing food skills into the classroom! These kits are designed to support students in developing a positive relationship with food by encouraging them to explore food while using their senses, strengthening their food skills, and learning strategies to reduce food waste.


Each kit includes a lesson plan plus all the equipment and ingredients needed to facilitate the lesson, at no cost! The lessons can either be facilitated by one of our Food Skills Coordinators or by a teacher in the classroom. If you know a teacher or educator who would be interested in having the Food Literacy Kits in their classroom, please contact Chris:   

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