Spoons Across America

by Leah Butz
Spoons Across America
630 Ninth Avenue
Address Line 2
Suite 212
New York
Phone Number
(212) 245-1145
Director, Manager or CEO
James Grosso
Community members served per month
7,000 per year
Volunteers per month
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
Year Started
Major Funders
Spoons Across America® programs are funded by foundation grants, corporate donations and sponsorship, individual gifts, and in-kind donations. Major funders include the Julia Child Foundation, Consilio, De Gustibus, Edgeworth Economics, The Brooke Jackman Foundation, the James Beard Foundation, Melissa’s, Viacom, WSGR, and Yum-O!.
Latest Projects
The latest projects for Spoons Across America include Spoon Recipes Days and The Food Exploration Project that reaches afterschool programs and communities outside of New York City.
Interesting Fact
Since 2001, Spoons Across America® has provided comprehensive nutrition-based educational programs to over 100,000 children, teachers, and families.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, New York State, National
Core Programs
Food Literacy Programs include:
1. Food Explorers
2. From Farm to Book,
3. Take a Taste with Spoons
4. Spoon Recipe Days
5. The Dinner Party Project®
6. New York Agriculture Literacy Week
7. Spoons Cooking Club
8. The Food Exploration Project
Major Issues
Cooking Education/Skills, Healthy Food Access, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth)
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