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YumFest 2022

Join the Dr. Yum Project for YumFest 2022 at Highmark Brewery located minutes from Downtown Fredericksburg on June 3 from 6 - 9 pm.

It will be a fun-filled, adults-only evening with games, live music, craft beers, and yummy food while supporting the Dr. Yum Project—one of the Fredericksburg region’s most impactful nonprofit organizations, increasing the number of local families served more than 300% since 2020.

Click HERE for tickets and sponsorship opportunities.

Dr. Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure

Looking for Dr. Yum’s preschool curriculum for your school? Check out Dr. Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure!

Learn more about our research-backed curriculumhere

Parenting in the Kitchen

Parenting for Wellness 4-Week Course

Wednesdays, April 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 8-9 PM EDT.

This virtual, interactive four-week course covers parenting strategies for raising healthy, happy eaters! Participants get video and written course materials to review each week before class and then we connect with each other during weekly meetings on Zoom for discussion and support. Participants also get ideas and recipes to try with their family each week.

The classes build on each other with important information included each week in the course materials and live meetings. We cover big-picture techniques for creating a healthy eating environment as well as practical tips that you can use right away. Our weekly meetings give participants a supportive environment for frank discussions about the challenges of parenting around food.

Some topics include picky eating, expanding food choices, planning nutritionally balanced meals, lunch packing, and using our Meal-o-Matic to customize recipes. In addition to helpful information from the Dr. Yum Project team, the biggest benefit of the course is the time to connect each week with other attendees during the live meetings. Classes will be taught by the Dr. Yum Project team, including cooking instructor Wendy Cannon and dietitian Sarah Moran.

Please note the following dates for our live meetings:

Week 1: Creating a Healthy Eating Environment - April 6th, 8-9PM EDT Week 2: Talking About Food & Bodies - April 13th, 8-9PM EDT Week 3: Picky Eating Strategies - April 20th, 8-9PM EDT Week 4: Mindful Mealtimes - April 27th, 8-9PM EDT

Dr. Yum's Baby Food Adventure

Want to find out how you can establish a lifetime of healthy eating habits for your baby? Check out Dr. Yum’s Baby Food Adventure. We have offered this as an in-person class in our community at the Dr. Yum Project Kitchen, but you can now access a free, recorded one hour webinar right here!

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Dr. Yum’s Food Adventure: Home Edition

Your Kitchen Classroom for Picky Eater Prevention and Intervention; a monthly cooking curriculum created by a Pediatrician, a Registered Dietitian, a Pediatric Feeding Specialist, and an Early Childhood Educator.

Learn more here