Award winning programs that help early childhood educators foster enthusiasm for healthy foods and active play in young children.

  • Professional Development

    Two interactive online courses for early childhood educators: Early Sprouts, the "seed to table" gardening training and Growing Healthy Eaters, for helping children establish healthy eating behaviors that last a lifetime.

  • Research-Based Approach

    The Early Sprouts 24-week preschool gardening and nutrition curriculum introduces children to vegetables through a variety of experiences.

  • Award-winning program

    The Early Sprouts curriculum is a recipient of the Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future Champion Award, the National Gardening Association's Healthy Sprouts Award, and the Mary Abbot Hess Award from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

Early Sprouts preschool children are excited about vegetables! Their enthusiasm helps prevent childhood obesity and improves health in families, schools, and communities.

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Engage young children in gardening, sensory exploration, and cooking throughout the school year.

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New online training! Growing Healthy Eaters

Help young children develop healthy eating behaviors that last a lifetime.

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Professional Development

Earn 10 hours by completing the Early Sprouts online course.

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