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David Marks

Food for thought at elementary school [Towson]

West Towson Elementary School held a healthy food tasting event for students on Nov. 11. The "Food for Thought Taste Off" was made possible with a generous donation of food and time by ShopRite, of Timonium. The event was a fun and engaging way to introduce children to healthy fruits and vegetables — some common and some more exotic. With the help of parent volunteers, the children rotated through eight tasting stations with a punch card to track each item they tasted.

ShopRite dietitian Liz D'Alto spent the day at West Towson welcoming each class in shifts as they were offered eight foods to taste: prickly pears, pomegranate, cauliflower, dates,...