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The Food Project

Baltimore, MD, United States


The Food Project serves youth aged 8-21 and their families in Southwest Baltimore in a collaboration of the business, nonprofit, government, and education sectors to build youth skills in cooking, nutrition, restaurant skills, urban farming, public health science, and active mentorship. This project seeks to conduct formative and summative evaluation of The Food Project to improve program effectiveness and provide transferrable insights that can be applied in other settings.

Sub-projects: "The Food Project: Researcher-Policymaker Partnership to Empower At-Risk Youth in Southwest Baltimore with Civic Engagement & Evidence-Based Policies to Combat Food Insecurity"

"The Food Project: Evaluation of ‘The Kids Cook Monday!’ Campaign to Promote Community and Healthy Eating for At-Risk Youths in Southwest Baltimore"

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