Second grade teacher Monique Ellington of Winter Park Elementary School helps her students prepare sweet potato batter for pancakes during the UNCWilmington food truck cooking demo event at the school

Second grade teacher Monique Ellington of Winter Park Elementary School helps her students prepare sweet potato batter for pancakes during the UNC-Wilmington food truck cooking demo event at the school.

University food truck hosts cooking demos at local elementaries

UNC-Wilmington dining helps bring food education to area schools in partnerships with local and national organizations.

The University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNCW) dining services recently joined with local farm-to-table advocacy group Feast Down East and the national FoodCorps nutrition promotion organization to bring some hands-on cooking instruction to second- and third-graders at three area elementary schools. The platform for the sessions was UNCW’s own food truck, which traveled to the schools. Matt Rogers, regional director for UNCW’s dining services provider Aramark, conducted the in

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