Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Food & Recipes

Cook with the girls of girls inc.

See also

Cooking for kids is a great life lesson for self-reliance. The Girls Inc. organization in Sarasota recognizes that cooking is a necessary life skill, and offers great classes for the girls who participate in the organization. Girls Inc. is an organization for girls in K-8th grade. There are many opportunities to learn self-reliance skills, and the cooking classes are very popular.

The Junior League of Sarasota has partnered with Girls Inc. to provide a nutrition and cooking program in the after-school program. The Menu for Nutrition program offers opportunities for the girls and their families to learn about healthy eating and cooking. The Junior League recently gave a $2000 donation to Girls Inc. for 2013-2014 to continue the Menu for Nutrition program.

Girls Inc. also partners with local farmers in the Sarasota area to obtain fresh produce for the cooking and nutrition classes. Partnership with the Junior League has also given the girls the opportunity to grow and maintain a sustainable garden for their cooking and nutrition classes. The sustainable garden will allow the girls to grow vegetables and serve fresh produce regularly.

Volunteers are always welcome at Girls Inc. to help with the cooking and nutrition classes. Interested participants or donors may contact Chef Tricia Dickerson at tricia@girlsincsrg.org., and also by calling 941-366-6646. Girls Inc. is located at 201 S. Tuttle Ave. in Sarasota.

Volunteering for this special cooking opportunity with kids is a great way to give back to the community. Check out the included video to see a great recipe to introduce your kids to baking.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Hookah smoking
    Young adults believe hookah smoking pose no health threat
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Bikini body
    Get your bikini body while having fun outdoors this summer
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Scarlett Johansson
    Scarlett Johansson is the face of Perfect Mono: Dolce and Gabbana's first cream eyeshadow
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Summer dining events
    Solitude Mountain Resort is an amazing place to escape and enjoy delicious dining options
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Top outdoor activities
    Don't spend your summer indoors: Top outdoor activities to do with your significant other
    Camera
    10 Photos
  • Summer beauty tips
    Use these tips to look and feel great in the summer heat and humidity
    Camera
    10 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Fewer trees, more cortisol, and wider wasitlines?
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518003956" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518003956&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Plastics can leach from the package into your wrapped vegetables
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517488939" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517488939&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Takeaway wildlife meat from the diet, and is the result social conflict?
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518331359" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518331359&autoStart=true"></div>