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Real Food Resolution: March Label Madness!

This month’s activity gives your kids the skills they need to become “Super Market Sleuths” that can find healthy foods at the supermarket. Kids will get all the knowledge they need to investigate marketing claims, read and understand a food label, and become more savvy consumers. Then, they get to create their own food label for a fruit or vegetable for comparison! Continue reading

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February Get Real Resolution

Celebrate Heart Health month with our Get Real Resolution activity! Help your kids learn about heart-smart foods while they make a pun-filled Valentine’s Day card starring your healthy food and coming “from the heart.” You can share your Valentine with someone you are “nuts” about! Continue reading

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Real Food Resolution: January

Join The Cleaner Plate Club and Edible KC for The Get Real Resolution
The no-fight, all-fun way to help your whole family enjoy real food
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No diets or sacrifices, no pushups or sit ups! Just make a commitment to try the challenges and have fun.

The first activity for your resolution is to sit down at a family dinner with a sheet of paper for each person (who is old enough to write) and answer a few questions to that will help you get the most from your resolution. Continue reading

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Resolve to Make Real Food Fun for Your Family

The Get Real Resolution is a no-fight, all-fun way for your family to have fun together while exploring what real food means.

Each month offers one activity or adventure to enjoy that helps your kids understand and enjoy real food. Most of the adventures are away from the family table — the battle ground for most food fights. Many of the activities don’t even involve eating a bite, but instead help your family engage in conversations about “real food” topics such as; nutrition, food label claims and food marketing, local food, food waste and hunger, and animal welfare. Continue reading

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Is a CSA Right for You?

So, you’re thinking about joining a CSA. It sounds all locavore and romantic, right? But every day you are already getting surprised by some school project that your kid forgot to tell you about, or if you can just get your socks to match. Do you really want to be ambushed weekly by a vegetable, too? Here’s how to make it happen in a real mom’s life. Continue reading

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