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Hampstead Hill Academy (PK-8), Baltimore

 

A collaborative research project between the Food Studies Institute, Fusion Partnerships, the Baltimore Curriculum Project, Baltimore City Public Schools, with funding from the Weinberg Foundation, the Abel Foundation, Associated Black Charities Foundation, Whole Foods and donations by local businesses such as National Lumber, Meyer Seed Company, and more.

 

Data collected from two rural schools demonstrated the following results:

 

Eating Behavior

  • Each classroom evaluated showed children changing their favorite foods from unhealthy to healthy options, with a total of XX nutritious foods being added.

 

Academic Achievement

All students receiving nutrition education and hands-on food experiences which included using the FIE curriculum showed improvements in food and nutrition knowledge. The mean increase between the pre and post-test scores was XX%

 

Family

parents volunteers in the classroom

Community Involvement

  • community dinners