Karen Ricks

Session Title:

Living a Slow Food Lifestyle & Worldschooling Through Food

Session Description: Karen Ricks talks about learning about cultures and one’s self through international cuisine, and how food can be an analogy for life.

What You Can Expect:

  • Discover how food can be a major vehicle for cultural exchange
  • Understand how food and cooking runs parallel to education
  • Learn about some of the complexities and learning opportunities present in food
  • Appreciate the intricacies if international cuisine and culture

Karen Ricks

Karen M. Ricks is a Christian wife, worldschooling mom, and a nomadic chef. Teaching for over 20 years, she has been a Montessorian since her own preschool days. She holds Montessori teaching certificates for guiding children from Infancy through Elementary. She has cooked professionally in restaurants, commercial kitchens, and private homes on four different continents over the last decade. After 10 years of teaching in central Japan, where Karen and her family owned and operated their own international Montessori school, they sold it all to begin a nomadic life of full-time world travel. Karen spreads her message of embracing a Slow Food Lifestyle, a lifelong love of learning, and education for peace by teaching people of all ages how to cook for themselves and why they need to share that gift with those they love. You can find more of her family’s edible exploits and the lessons they are learning as they gallivant around the globe over at OurKitchenClassroom.com

Come join our #PLAYwithYourFood Community to continue the conversation! Travel the world with us from your kitchen classroom today!!! ❤

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