Why do we need to make sure our kids learn food literacy as well as “regular” and physical literacy? Not only does food literacy help fight childhood obesity, but it also teaches kids to think critically about where food comes from, read food labels and even learn about the economics of food production. All this and more is part of a fascinating new series from The Tyee on how to get back on track when it comes to kids and wholesome, healthy eating. Since a large part of raising food-literate children is cooking and eating with our kids, we’re always on the lookout for help. And our most recent ‘kitchen aid’ is Canadian Chef Michael Smith’s newest cookbook Family Meals. MORE
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