NEW IN 2015! Judging will be the Monday of Fair week instead of Wednesday. This makes foods judging July 27th 2015. Mark your calendars!
Fun Fact– Banana trees are not actually trees – they are giant herbs.
Julie Bush- Superintendent
Diane Billmyer- Tucker 4-H
Kim Christopherson- Caldwell Busy Bees 4-H Club
Carole Gillette- Raymond Trailblazers
Lisa Hammer- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
Cindy Kabacinski- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
Carol Knight- Tucker 4-H Club
Julie Maurer- Yorkville 4-H Club
Amy Ranke- Cloverview 4-H Club
Heather Ryan- Raymond 4-H Club
Kathy Schaal- Kan-Do 4-H Club
Ruth Teeter- Crazy4Clovers 4-H Club
Laurie Ueberfluss- Sturtevant 4-H Club
Linda Vos- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club
This project will help youth learn about food preparation, healthy foods, career opportunities and personal health.
Key Terms/Project Areas
Foods- one of the largest areas of the project, members learn how to bake and cook a variety of food, with an emphasis on nutrition
Nutrition- members learn about how to read nutrition labels, prepare full healthy meals that meet the daily requirement guide, and how to encorporate food and nutrition into a healthy lifestyle.
Preservation- canning was one of the first project areas that 4-H offered and many members continue to to learn how to properly and safely preserve food
Candy Making- members in this area learn how to make candy from scratch and how color and design appeal to consumers
Have you seen a foods member doing outstanding work in the foods project? Nominate them for a foods award using the form below!