Bringing students together with seniors in food storytelling experiences.
Students learn from grandparents in a real world setting and have the opportunity to apply these concepts to their daily lives.
Grandparents offer skills through storytelling & heritage cooking and students can offer skills needed by seniors such as multimedia tasks.
Knowing that the stories will carry over to the next generation, there will be a sense of purpose and fulfillment. The connection between grandparent and child can continue to grow after Covid loss.
Restoring recipes and stories of the past and paving a way for future sustainability.
A program that is hands-on and multi-generational builds language skills and "soft skills" such as teamwork.
Students who participate in programs such as these increase their independence skills in cooking and taking care of themselves.