“Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon provides a cookery demonstration with an emphasis on the fun and enjoyment of food; seed-to-plate and family-style-dining. Kevin provides 4 delicious easy recipes that are suitable to cook with children of all ages”
Dominika Bacikova, graduate in BA Early Childhood Studies and Practice NUI Galway shares her findings from her final year project; ‘Nutrition and Eating Habits in Early Years Services in Ireland’ linking theory to practice, sharing research to underpin healthy nutrition practice in Early Years settings, with a particular focus on Family Style Dining and Rolling Snacktimes.
Dr. Brian Power
In this video presentation Dr. Brian Power, Sligo IT, discusses ‘Being Food Smart’. He provides ideas to make mealtimes a more sociable and enjoyable experience for infants and toddlers. He supports parents and Early Years Providers to understand different feeding and eating challenges.
Dr Colette Kelly
Dr Colette Kelly NUI Galway links theory to practice, sharing research and ideas to support healthy nutrition practice in Early Years settings, with tips to share with parents on ‘fussy eating’, creating enjoyable, sociable eating experiences, with a particular focus on the experience of children aged 0-3.
TV personality Michael Kelly, founder of Grow It Yourself (GIY), presents on ‘How Food Grows’ with lots of practical tips and tricks on growing food with young children, and with emphasis on seasonal growing, taste and sustainability.