Eat Your Veggies! How One Chef Got Her Kids to Love "Green Things"
By Carolyn Sweeney Hauck
Darsetta makes sure the magic doesn’t only take place inside the kitchen, though. “Gardening goes hand in hand with cooking,” she explains. “There is no better way to teach a child healthy eating than through a garden. It gives them a clear understanding of where food comes from.” So the little green thumbs under Darsetta’s tutelage don’t just eat food. They get to grow their own by planting, watering, and harvesting veggies in their very own garden.
“Food is essential to our lives,” says Darsetta about her passion for teaching children the joys of food. “When you’re eating, you feel good. When you’re with the people you love, what better way to connect than over a good meal?”
We couldn’t agree more.