Helping children develop a healthy respect for food and a mindful approach to eating is a challenge for many parents. Understanding where food comes from, what its purpose is, and how nutritious can also be delicious can shape kids’ perspectives and change their behaviors for the better. Fortunately there’s a program being offered this summer that is designed to do exactly that: Chicago Taste Buddies. Here’s what Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, the founder of Chicago Taste Buddies, has to say about the program, herself, and her team of nutrition educators.
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