Helping kids make healthier choices by connecting the lessons they learn in their classrooms to the foods they eat on their lunch trays, at home, and in their communities.
Your gift in any amount supports Food Education in classrooms and communities throughout the year.
Magnify your impact by investing monthly in our Food Education Champion program.
Educators passionate about food and nutrition will be trained in a cohort for the upcoming year.
We encourage you to apply or nominate others who you think would be a great fit.
Become a certified educator.
Bring Pilot Light to your school. Assist with program delivery. Nominate a passionate teacher.
Enlist your favorite Chicago chef.
Attend an event.
Our ever-growing team needs champions of food and nutrition, who are willing and able to help us achieve our goals.
July 2, 2020
Looking for a science lesson on fermentation and a recipe to feed your crowd? Try this recipe for quick pickles from our chefs! Discover how immersing them in vinegar not only allows them to keep in your refrigerator but also changes their flavor, texture, and smell! Quick Pickles Makes 4 cups 3 medium cucumbers, thinly […]Read More