Foods and Nutrition will help you appreciate the part food plays in relationships with family and friends. You will also gain a better understanding of the principles of nutrition as they relate to personal appearance, physical fitness and health. As you prepare foods you will become skilled in the planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving of nutritious, appealing and satisfying meals and snacks.
Project Books Required? No
*** Please note, if you do not attend at least one workshop in your project area during the 4-H year, you will be required to complete activities in your project book and turn it in with your record book. The number of activities required to complete a 4-H year in each project book can be found here.
What needs to be accomplished to move on to level 2?
- Learn how to measure ingredients properly
- Learn how to use basic kitchen equipment
What need to be accomplished to move on to level 3?
- Learn proper knife skills
- Learn what ingredients in your recipe do
What needs to be accomplished to move to the next levels from here?
- Learn intricate techniques (ie: difference stiff and soft peaks, creating designs in food, candy and pastry making)
- Learn basic nutrition related to recipe(s)
Project age limit? 8 and up
Project Superintendent Information
Foods & Nutrition Superintendent: Teresa Patten
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 406-465-6103
Junior Superintendent: Madison Caudle
How will you be contacted? Newsletter
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