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Local Leaders Program
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The Online Food Literacy Educator Training Program is designed to give educators, health counselors, physicians, and community leaders/activists the skills and support necessary to implement a Food Literacy Education Program that uses food literacy and cooking to connect youth to the topics of nutrition, health, and the environment.  While the curriculum has been designed for youth ages 12-18, the open-platform design of the program allows it to be successfully adapted to both younger and older audiences.


The Online Food Literacy Educator Training Program is based on an experiential education curriculum that centers around 7 different modules with associated learning areas that support US National Learning Standards.

These modules include:

Individuals are encouraged to apply to this truly unique program that will connect you to an international network of like-minded leaders working in their communities to create change at the local level.

Questions? Check the FAQ.
Program Information:
  • Application Period: August 1st-September 30th 2014 (Late applications accepted on case-by-case basis)
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  • Acceptance letters and scholarship notification: Rolling (based on application submission)
  • Program Dates: Fall October 6-November 14, 2014
  • Program Fee: $195 signature, $395 deluxe
  • Full and Partial Financial and Merit-based scholarships are available via the application process above

Signature Program – Includes the standard training, our most popular option. Perfect for individuals already working with a target population in their community.

Deluxe Program – Includes the standard training plus customized support and personalized consulting. Perfect for individuals new to this field needing logistical support for fundraising, partnership building, and program management.


Are you interested in having The Cookbook Project come to you? We also run On-site Local Leaders Training Programs:

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Thank YOU for your interest in joining the global grassroots CBP movement, Saving Lives One Recipe at a time!