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Food Science

Cook-Wissahickon Health & Wellness
(Under construction. Please keep checking in!)

Health Council
Cook Wissahickon established the Health Council to enhance health, nutrition, and physical fitness activities at the school. Health Councils also are mandated by the Philadelphia School District's Wellness Policy: (Wellness Policy)

Members
Anna Jenkins, Principal
Abigail Pelcyger, Science and Health teacher
Jeanne Barrett Ortiz, Parent
Maureen Cahill, Nurse
Bob Sklenar, Physical Education teacher

Mission
(coming soon)

2009-2010 Goals
(coming soon)

Current Initiatives
Healthy Farms Healthy Schools (Kindergarten)
Action For Healthy Kids (1-5)
Fuel Up to Play (6-8)
Implementing Master Landscaping Plan
Farm Store
Gardening
Healthy Fundraising
Healthy Snacks

Curricula
(coming soon)

Featured Recipes
Courtesy of Mugshots Cafe & Coffeehouse
Scalloped Yukon Gold Potato Gratin with Fresh Herbs
Mashed Turnips and Potatoes with Horseradish Bread Crumbs
Napa Cabbage, Tomato, and Avacado Salad

Buying Local Produce
Roxborough Area
Mugshots Buying Club (Mugshots)
Community Supported Agriculture (Weavers Way, Farm to City)
Roxborough Farmers Market (Farm to City)
East Falls Farmers Market (Farm to City)
Marketplace at East Falls
Cook Wissahickon Farm Store (contact dojbo1@hotmail.com)

Additional Sources
Fair Food Stand, Reading Terminal
The Food Trust

Community Resources
Movies:
Supersize Me (Video Clip)
Food Inc. (Video Clip)

Books
The Omnivore's Dilemma (Michael Pollan)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (Barbara Kingsolver)
Fast Food Nation (Eric Schlosser, Movie Info)

Articles:
Sustainable Philadelphia Grid

Partners
The Food Trust
Mugshots Coffeehouse and Cafe
Healthy Farms Healthy Schools
Action for Healthy Kids
Fuel Up to Play

For more information contact Jeanne Barrett Ortiz at dojbo1@hotmail.com