This 3-part series was a collaboration with Benevilla, and the college's Lifelong Learning Center and Sustainable Food Systems program. Students also had the opportunity to work hands-on in the Surprise Community Garden.
The programs goal is to teach multigenerational learners how to choose, grow and cook their own super foods.
Classes were broken into three main focus areas:
- Introduction to Nutrition: A sustainable approach - Class focused on major body needs such as micro and macro nutrients and also talked about how to obtain these from the foods we eat.
- Introduction to Gardening: A sustainable approach - Class was focused on soil building, composting and seasonal planting.
- Introduction to Healthy Cooking - Recipes made in class were vegan dishes such as Thai noodles, vegan curried quinoa, hummus and sautéed Swiss chard with lemon.