• Project EAT Services


    Youth-powered strategies that activate young people

    Garden Mentorship Program

    • Capacity-building model for school districts to train high school interns to lead garden-based health lessons for elementary school children.

    Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)

    • Support for adult allies to guide youth-led action research projects aimed at creating food and physical activity policies, systems, and environmental changes in their communities. Visit the San Lorenzo Project EAT website.

     


     

    Youth-serving strategies that educate youth

    Harvest of the Month

    • An elementary school curriculum for the California Department of Public Health’s Harvest of the Month program that promotes fruit and vegetable consumption while integrating Common Core Standards.

    Physical Education

    • Curriculum, professional development, and equipment for participating schools; cooking classes for families; wellness policy support in collaboration with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation; after-school programming; and community engagement (Food & Fitness Festivals).

    Agriculture Science Course

    • ROP course at Tennyson High School

     

    Community Building

    Community Gardens

    • Support for the creation of two community gardens at Tennyson High School and Paradise Garden in San Lorenzo

    Fresh Productions

    • Intern-led enterprise for produce sales to area community members and businesses 

     

    Professional Development

    Youth Development

    • Building Healthy Communities, How to be a Strong Adult Ally, Youth Participatory Action Research

    Physical Education

    Gardening

    • Garden educator and community garden workshops

    Nutrition Education

    • Healthy Celebrations, Food and Fitness Festivals, Harvest of the Month, Healthy Snack Attack Creative Cooking Challenge
  • Contact

    LaShonda Taylor LaShonda Taylor
    Director, Pathways to College and Career
    (510) 670-4139
    ltaylor@acoe.org