Chefs in Head Start

Chef Vanessa’s fun, educational lessons with children introduce them to healthy foods and eating habits.

Chefs in Head Start introduces healthy foods to Head Start students.

Chefs in Head Start reaches some of Massachusetts’ youngest residents—toddlers and pre-K children—and their families. The program introduces healthy foods to Head Start students through hands-on activities, stories, and tastings; teaches parents how to make familiar foods healthier on a limited budget; and trains kitchen staff how to make healthier and tastier food.  With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Project Bread has served over 600 children and families in Lynn, Oxford, Southbridge and Spencer.