The importance of sharing meals with family and friends:

Napkin Folding Tutorials and Diagrams:

Table Setting:


  • Table Manners Printable table setting diagram and lots of advice on proper manners (Manners International)

Cooking Basics:

Knife Skills:

Cooking with Kids:

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The Dinner Party Project®

After completing 3 years of Spoons Across America’s programming, 5th grade children are ready for The Dinner Party Project.

Take-A-Taste with Spoons

After children have participated in Farm to Book and experienced a year-long exploration of food origins and taste, they are ready for Take a Taste with Spoons.

Spoons Recipe Days

“Graduates” of our third grade program Take a Taste with Spoons continue their learning, exploration of food, and healthy eating in Spoons Recipe Days: a year-long program for 4th graders.

Agriculture Literacy Week

Spoons Across America manages Cornell Cooperative Extension’s New York Agriculture Literacy Week for New York City classrooms.

Farm to Book

Spoons Across America’s core curriculum begins in the 2nd grade with Farm to Book.

Our Programs

SAA develops and supports food and nutrition based educational programs which encourage children to become independent and inquisitive food explorers.