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The goal of the Junior Leagues' Kids in the Kitchen initiative (KITK) is to empower youth and families to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. Our annual Nutrition Fair connects the community with groups providing advice or access to information about living a healthy lifestyle. These groups range from nutritionists who provide cooking demonstrations, community groups who look to curb the effects of food deserts, government agencies who provide access to healthy food for low income families and fitness programs aimed at getting kids moving.

Learn more about the AJLI Kids in the Kitchen initiative


The JLB began holding KITK events in 2006 and has held an annual cooking demonstration or nutrition fair each of the last 8 years. Recent programs in both 2012 and 2013 were held in conjunction with the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

Check back soon for our KITK Program Fact Sheet.  


Enjoy pictures from our 2013 program or visit our GALLERY

PLANS FOR 2014/15

Saturday, March 21st - Kids in the Kitchen Nutrition Fair

Join us for our annual Kids in the Kitchen Nutrition Fair, to be held this year at PS270 - Johann DeKalb School in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Enjoy a FREE day of healthy and fun activities for kids and their families.

Learn more about our KitK Nutrition Fair!


Our KITK program would not be possible without the support of these amazing community partners: 

Myrtle Eats Fresh and Community Chef Oliver Peters 

Contact the KITK Chair at for further information or learn more about the benefits of partnering with the JLB