Columbia, MO ((NATS)
IT’S NOT THE KIND OF SUMMER ACTIVITY YOU WOULD THINK OF KIDS
TAKING PART IN… UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION
4-H YOUTH ARE ((NATS)) CHOPPING.
((NATS)) AND STIRRING UP A MEAL THAT’S
HEALTHY INSTEAD OF FAST FOOD. (NATS bite)((IT’S FRESH IT’S NOT MILES
AND MILES AWAY)) DONTA MANLEY AND 30 OTHER
TEENAGERS GET A CRASH COURSE ON HOW TO BE A CHEF.
THE TEENS THEN USE WHAT THEY LEARN AT THE MU EXTENSION’S 4-H JR.
IRON CHEF CONTEST. SOT (:31)——————————–
JIM RONALD MU EXTENSION 4-H YOUTH
SPECIALIST “The research shows that eating fresh
is a big part of fighting this problem of obesity and by teaching people and kids
especially how to cook the foods directly we
can get at that problem.” FOR MANY, IT’S THEIR FIRST TIME IN
THE KITCHEN. STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT
PRESENTATION AND SELECTING PRODUCE.
SOT—-(:48)—————————— ERIC CARTWRIGHT
MU CHEF “It’s not just about being local but
when they can taste the difference of that strawberry or that piece of lettuce it is
SOT——(:53)—————————— LOUI CONTI
ST. CHARLES COUNTY 4-H “Most of the salads were absolutely
amazing and I just never thought salad could be that good.
OR THAT CREATIVE. (nats SOT-)“”WE ARE GOING TO TRY TO
MAKE A SILO AND A SILO…IT’S COMING TOGETHER”
SOT—–(1:05)——————————- DYLAN CARVER
BENTON COUNTY 4-H ”So it is all really nice you know
actually eat what we are actually growing in
our own state.” FOR SOME STUDENTS THEIR
PATIENCE IN CLASS AND CREATIVITY PAID OFF. ((NATS-Best of show were the bacon-
DONTA MANLEY ST. LOUIS COUNTY 4-H
“Yes, very confident that we were going to win, I don’t like losing and winning
is one of my hobbies.” MU EXTENSION SPECIALISTS SAY THE
JR. IRON CHEF COMPETITION KEEPS KIDS ENGAGED.
THEY LEARN MORE ABOUT FOOD CHOICES HERE THAN THEY WOULD IN A
CLASSROOM. (SOT) “We have been through a period of
fast foods and microwave foods and this is a way to reconnect them with a cooking
experience.” ((NATS-WE’RE NUMBER #1)
KENT FADDIS/ REPORTING (1:38) IN COLUMBIA KENT FADDIS REPORTING.