Art Of Cooking Teaches Children About Farm To Table

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Contemporary Performing Arts of Chattanooga’s arts education program, Full Circle Teaching Artists Program, presents Art of Cooking at Barking Legs Theater. Running every Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. until Oct. 13, Art of Cooking seeks to provide families of preschool children with nutritional education and problem solving opportunities through the magic of performing arts, dinner etiquette and organic cooking lessons.

Families will dance, make artisanal pottery, create meals and learn about the importance of family togetherness. 

Everyone is invited to observe these events, however, only the families of Blooming Pot Daycare and Learning Center shall actively participate.

Kids and parents will watch a demonstration with professional chef, Monica Smith, of Mean Mug Coffee Shop, and try these wholesome dishes and “shop” for ingredients after class. Each family will be provided with the recipes demonstrated in each lesson and ingredients provided by local organic farm, Crabtree Farms, as well as a cookbook of all lessons illustrated by artist Josiah Golston of Causeway. 

FCTAP is dedicated to taking local artists and activating them to use their creative gifts to expand the educational systems of their communities and reestablish community enthusiasm for arts education in public schools. Currently, artists change minds and little lives Monday through Wednesday at Orchard Knob Elementary School for the first grade students. For more information about the program, please visit Full Circle on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and http://barkinglegstheater.org/full-circle-tap or email program director, Ann Law at annlawdancing@gmail.com.





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