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The Dannon Company Awards Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
Date:8/14/2009

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- At a check presentation ceremony today, The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Westchester County with the fourth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant. CCE received $30,000 in support of its program, Health and Nutrition from the Garden.

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"We believe that getting children out of the classroom and engaging them in fun, hands-on activities is one of the best ways to teach the core principles of good nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle," said Barbara Sacks, CCE's executive director. "With this grant from Dannon, we can develop and offer additional nutrition education for local elementary school students. These programs, including gardening activities and food preparation workshops, will provide students with lifelong skills they can use to keep fit and healthy."

With funding from the Dannon Company, CCE aims to hire and train a registered dietician (RD) to deliver a nutrition education program for approximately 240 local elementary school students, with the goal of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among elementary age children. CCE is partnering with Hilltop Hanover Farm, a Westchester County-owned regional education center that offers programs on healthy and sustainable food production.

The program will be offered under the title Health and Nutrition from the Garden. Participating students will receive four hours of nutrition education, including a healthy food preparation activity led by the RD. They will also work with master gardeners and trained horticulture staff from CCE to develop vegetable gardens at their schools, where they
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