class-a-roll - mobile learning kitchen

Central Virginia’s first mobile learning kitchen, Class-A-Roll, is a part of Bon Secours Virginia’s Building Healthy Communities Initiative. It’s a fun way to give children and their families a hands-on cooking and healthy eating experience and equip them with skills to live a healthier life.

Cook. Eat. Live.

We’re committed to bringing health and wellness to the community of Richmond and being a leader in preventive care by teaching families how to live a healthier lifestyle. Class-A-Roll offers cooking and nutrition programs for children and their families. Children have the opportunity to cook healthy dishes and watch chefs prepare them too! Additionally, we participate in local activities and events to promote healthier cooking and eating habits throughout our community.

For more information

To learn more or schedule the Class-A-Roll, please contact Rachel Bulifant at rachel_bulifant@bshsi.org

To get rolling on being a volunteer, please email Kelsey Plahn at kelsey_plahn@bshsi.org. See the "Volunteer with Class-A-Roll" section for more information!

Upcoming Events
Put on your apron and get in on the fun! Join us for these free events, no registration required! 

October 25th 12-6pm 
Scott's Addition Pumpkin Festival 
Boulevard near Leigh Street (Close to Movieland Theater) 

While enjoying lots of pumpkin inspired food and great entertainment, stop by the Movin’ Mania children’s area for a tasting of a healthy pumpkin and apple snack on the Class-A-Roll!

November 1st, 9am-12pm 
Fire, Flour, and Fork's Union State Fair 
24th Street between Broad Street and Grace Street

Join Class-A-Roll and Edible Education for a hands-on culinary experience! Tricycle Gardens and Shalom Farms, two partners of the Class-A-Roll,  will also be present! There will also be a Cake & Kale Walk, apple pie and jam contests, a gourd petting zoo, and other fun activities. 

November 9th, 1-3pm 
Epilepsy Stroll at Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center 
2401 W. Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23220

The 10th anniversary of the Epilepsy Stroll led by Bon Secours Neuroscience Institute and the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia will be filled with educational awareness activities, including recipes and tastings from the Class-A-Roll. 

 

We are also a part of other fruitful programs in the community:

Prescription Produce Plan with Shalom Farms

Healthy Corner Store Initiative

ChildSavers 90th Birthday Party

Partnership for the Future

31st Street Baptist Church Camp Peace

National Night Out

 

Volunteer with Class-A-Roll 
The work we do with Class-A-Roll would not be possible without the help of volunteers! We participate in a variety of types of events and need help with food preparation, special events, cooking demonstrations, and taste-testings. If you are interested, please send an email to kelsey_plahn@bshsi.org including the following information:

1. Why you are interested in volunteering with Class-A-Roll

2. When you are available (weekends, daytime, evenings)

3. What events and tasks you are most interested in

 

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