Grettel Martinez

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Grettel Martinez

Community Based Instructor III


Grettel Martinez is an instructor for Little Books & Little Cooks, a 7-week workshop series designed to promote healthy dietary patterns among pre-school aged children through parent-child interaction and combining literacy with hands-on cooking activities. Her goal is to increase parent knowledge on nutrition and assist in positive family interaction.


Wooster High School
B.S. Univerisity of Nevada, Reno, 2017


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Little Books & Little Cooks

Healthy eating, family literacy and positive parent-child interaction is promoted in this 7-week program for families with preschool aged children. It also promotes children's school readiness skills. An important component of the program is the involvement of both parents and children, especially during the hands-on cooking activities.