Nutrition at YFO


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Keeping it Local, Keeping it Whole…

Youth and Family Outreach is proud of our nutrition program.  It is one that is mindful of our community's resources, set in sound nutrition, uses only whole ingredients and is good to our planet. Chef Dylan takes a from scratch, Slow Foods approach to cooking our mostly vegetarian meals, using only whole ingredients.. Currently about 75% of our food comes from New England farmers and producers. Check out a few of our sources:

  • Mainely Poultry

  • Olivia’s Garden

  • Maine Grains

  • Cabot Creamery

  • King Arthur Flour

  • Goronson’s Farm

  • Wyman’s Blueberries

  • Frith Farm

  • Oakhurst Dairy

YFO Nutrition in the News…

Maine Daycare Centers Work to Boost Nutrition for Little Sprouts
Written by: Meredith Goad
Portland Press Herald. March 29, 2017.

Youth & Family Outreach in the cookbook biz…
Written by: Avery Yale Kamila
Portland Press Herald. January 2, 2013.

Natural Foodie: Kids & Kale?
Written by: Avery Yale Kamila
Portland Press Herald. July 13, 2011.