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male 4-H youth preparing a salad in a silver mixing bowl

4-H Special Foods Contest Project

The 4-H special foods contest is your door to an epic culinary adventure. Explore resources at your fingertips: Facebook, Pinterest, or Grandma’s cookbooks.

female youth cooking ground beef in a frying pan

4-H Food Science Project

If you have ever baked a cake or even eaten an apple, you have taken part in food science. Food science encompasses how our body utilizes food (nutrition) as well as what changes food goes through on its way to our plates (food safety and preparation).

cans of various jams and jellies on a shelf

4-H Food Preservation Project

Food preservation is a way to enjoy fresh-grown fruits, meats and vegetables all year! Many every day foods we eat are preserved by canning, pickling, freezing or drying.

Mikaela Gist, Abby Christensen, Tae Shawn Little Thunder and Teagan Kolb.

4-H Volunteer Launches Kids in the Kitchen to Empower Youth to Cook from Scratch

December 18, 2018

Breakfast for 11-year-old Abby Christensen isn't coming from a cold cereal box this morning. Instead, she cracks a few eggs into dish, beats them and pours the mixture into a skillet. Once the eggs are the right consistency, she adds ham, folds the edges over the filling and sprinkles the omelet with cheese.

4-H Foods & Nutrition Project