The Fayette County F2ECE preschool friends recently learned about bell peppers. Continue reading
Eating out this summer with family? Maybe you are going on vacation, going to grandma’s house or just out for a weekend drive. We all stop somewhere to eat on the way. You may want to read this article by the American Heart Association to help you make healthier choices for your family this summer. Starting May 21, 2018 things are changing – I think for the better. Continue reading
Thanks to the Special Teachers in Early Childhood who take time to ‘Role Model’!
I want to personal thank all the Early Childhood Education Teachers and Daycare Providers who are implementing Farm to Early Care and Education in their classrooms. You are truly making a difference in not only the children’s lives but you are influencing the lives of their families. Continue reading
So, why not plant a garden with your family this spring?
Not experienced? No space? Family won’t help? Continue reading
Guttenberg Head Start children had fun learning about Earth Day while listening to Kate Lower, Northeast Iowa Early Childhood FoodCorps Service Member read the book, ’10 Things I Can Do To Help My World’. Continue reading
Northeast Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative awarded Early Childhood Mini-Grant Awards to local Preschool Schools. The funds come from the WK Kellogg Foundation Early Childhood Grant. Continue reading
As the NEIFFI Early Childhood Coordinator, I encourage you to spend some time this month reflecting on the two simple questions listed below. It doesn’t matter if you are a parent, teacher, food service personnel, school administrator, daycare provider, grandparent, or anyone else who at times feed children…. these are very important questions. Continue reading
The preschool students in Jolene Rosonke’s TLC Preschool Classroom in New Hampton, IA have been very active learning about the Farm to Early Care and Education’s featured local food – MILK! Continue reading
Hello! My name is Vicki Starks. I am very excited about the New Year, 2018, as I join the Fayette County Food and Fitness Initiative team as the Early Childhood Educational Associate for Fayette County. Continue reading
Kathleen Bonjour, Hippity Hop 4 yr. old preschool teacher in West Union share pictures of her students. “They enjoying “cooking” with the gift of dried beans that Denise Menne, (Fayette County Food and Fitness Associate) left us earlier.” Continue reading