Please see the drop-down menu under Food Topics in the top navigation bar for links to pages on other food topics.
Kids love to cook!
- Dish up some fun food facts about food science.
- Learn the nuts and bolts of good nutrition.
- Learn how to be smart and safe about food safety.
- Planning a special meal? Learn about how to plan, shop, and prepare food for your family or friends.
- Looking more long term? The University of Nebraska can dish up some careers for dietetics, hospitality, or families. Check it out!
Kids in the kitchen can cook up lots of fun! Help your child learn about choosing healthy recipes for friends and family in the Kids Cookin’ Corner. You can locate lots of tasty treats to prepare for 4-H projects, or just cook up some fun with food in the kitchen.
4-H provides lots of opportunities to learn about foods, nutrition, and food preservation. See what curriculum Nebraska 4-H has to offer, pick some interesting projects and learn about how to select, make and enter your project at your local county or state fair!
- 4-H Food and Nutrition Curriculum
- 4-H Pick-a-Project Guide
- 4-H Project Food Safety
- 4-H Foods Judging Guide NEW Revised edition for 2012!
Need some additional resources to use in the classroom, 4-H club meeting, or any event with kids? Browse through these research-based resources for reliable and up-to-date food and nutrition activities.
Interested in learning more about 4-H and Foods? Join the 4-H program in your county and get cooking! 4-H provides many fun opportunities for youth to learn about food preparation and meal planning for healthy families, or for a future career.
Questions or comments about the Youth/4-H site? Email Amy Peterson, MS, RD.