Teaching Kids About Nutrition Through Apple Picking

As a mom of two boys, I’ve learned that the easiest way to interest them in something is to fully engage them in activities focused on that topic. In my house, while learning our colors, we spent an entire day submerged in all things green: wearing head-to-toe green clothes, playing with dinosaurs and eating a lunch full of green foods....

Trish James

Produce for Kids vice president, Trish, is a mom of two very energetic and very hungry boys. At the end of the day, her goal is for her family to enjoy a healthy and peaceful dinner. However, being a working mom with a crazy schedule can make this balance difficult. As the resident grocery store expert and consumer loyalty guru,...

Amanda Keefer

When Amanda, Produce for Kids director of marketing communications, is not having tea parties, playing dress up or dancing with her two little girls, she’s racking her brain trying to stay ahead of the next big social media and public relations trends. Amanda maintains relationships with the Produce for Kids corporate partners and can sometimes be found on TV  cooking...

Weeknight Meals Made Easy

About two years ago, I noticed I was resorting to the old frozen pizza at least once a week for our weekday dinners. I was not exactly pleased with this trend, and I wanted to change the way our family was eating. I solicited advice from friends, family and coworkers for ideas to help make mealtime go more smoothly. Since...

How to Deal with a Picky Eater

I used to think that having a child who was a picky eater was a sign of a lazy parent. Then, I had children of my own and realized I was wrong. Some kids are just born picky, like some of us are born talkative. Some kids are born with sophisticated palettes. The thing is though, everyone needs a healthy, balanced...