Red Rabbit Announces Special Event for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day
05/16/2012

On May 19th with Red Rabbit Saturdays, parents and children learn how to make great-tasting meals & snacks while building life-long healthy eating habits!

Online PR News – 16-May-2012 – New York, NY – As part of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day on May 19th, 2012 - Red Rabbit is hosting a special Red Rabbit Saturday. RR Saturdays take place twice a month on Saturday mornings from 10 AM-12 PM at the Red Rabbit kitchen in New York City. In these cooking labs, parents and children (age 8-13) learn age-appropriate kitchen skills, and learn to work together to make delicious, healthy treats. The cost for this event is $25 per parent and $10 per child.

nearly half of New York City’s elementary school students—as well as 28% of the city’s public high school students—are either overweight or obese.

"We have all heard the most recent news that 42% of Americans will be obese by 2030." Alison Croney, Director of Education at Red Rabbit says, "But did you know that nearly half of New York City's elementary school students—as well as 28% of the city's public high school students—are either overweight or obese." She continues, "A major contributor to this epidemic is the unhealthy food kids eat in school and home."

Red Rabbit is a NYC-based healthy school meal provider to the NY metro area. They are committed to helping all educators, parents and kids understand the importance of wellness, nutrition, healthy eating and where food comes from. Red Rabbit Saturdays are one of the innovative educational programs that Red Rabbit offers to the community-at-large to help establish healthy eating habits at not just an early age but any age.

"Red Rabbit Instructors and Special Guest Chefs lead cooking instruction, with a focus on seasonal, healthy and whole foods." Ms. Croney explains, "Afterwards, all participants will sit together to eat the healthy and energy producing lunch that will sustain those feel-good vibes throughout the day." She continues, "The ultimate goal is to show both parents and kids that eating healthy, even in what is called a food-desert, is not beyond reach. We can all live a healthy lifestyle when we are educated how to live it daily."

For registration or more information, please contact our Education Team education@myredrabbit.com. Or visit myredrabbit.com/events Space is limited so be sure to 'hop to it!'

Red Rabbit is a NYC-based healthy school meal provider to the NY metro area. Their kid-tested and approved menu offerings, farm fresh and locally sourced food, interactive educational programs and easy to implement delivery system make it a favorite for schools, educators and parents looking for good nutritional and healthy food options for their students and children. For more info please visit the Red Rabbit website

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