KGNU has spent the last few months working on a special nutrition project with 5th graders at Ashley Elementary School in Denver. Along the way, we’ve had a lot of conversations with these young people about eating healthy– and the CHALLENGES to eating healthy.
Here is a summary of the DENVER (CBS4) story about EatYourRadio. ― Most of us would probably squirm if someone walked up with a microphone and wanted to talk to us about our diet. But at a Denver elementary school, some young reporters are doing just that! The project is called “Eat Your Radio.” KGNU radio … Read more
LISTEN (5 minutes) This fall, KGNU is visiting with students at Ashley Elementary School in Denver. It’s part of a larger, community health project. We want to know WHAT young people are eating– and if they are making healthy choices. We gave a small group of 5th graders radio recorders– and they went out and asked … Read more
This is a commentary from Gabe T, a student at Ashley Elementary: From a distance I heard kids saying things like, “This stuff is nasty!” “My food is not cooked all the way!” “My food is cooked so hard I could….” “Rrrrrr!” Most kids complain that school lunch is nasty. Do you agree? In a … Read more
To celebrate a successful growing season, three communities gather to celebrate the Fairview Community garden.
Right beside I 25 a bustling community garden plays host to children and their families.
Nutrition education also means educating parents on what’s good for kids.
We visit Miss Hardy’s Fourth Grade class to see how they’re learning about nutrition and healthy eating in a hands on way.
Some of the young gardeners have moved on and graduated from Fairview. Will they be able to entice some new ones at the back to school night?
It’s late in the spring at McGlone Elementary in Denver, where Miss Hardy and her class of fourth graders are getting ready for their last nutrition class of the school year. To begin the lesson, Miss Hardy asks her students, “Who thinks they’re a nutrition expert or a food expert?” A class full of eager hands shoot … Read more