Community Educators


Feed the minds that will feed the future. Introduce your students to the science of food through the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT’s) interactive teaching resources. 

Science of food professionals are tasked with developing safe, nutritious and sustainable foods to feed an expected population of 9 billion in 2050—and they need the innovative minds of the next generation engaged in this challenge.

Empower your students to pursue their interests in the science of food as engineers, chemists, biologists, product development scientists, and more.

K-12 Teaching Resources

Lessons, videos and engaging experiments by grade level that will get kids jazzed about science, food, and careers in food!

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Water Drops

Learn about food science

Access informative resources such as Food Facts, Careers in Food Science, and Why Food Science Matters.

Learn About Food Science

K-12 Call for Volunteers

Explore IFT resources and volunteer opportunities in the K-12 pipeline to food science.

Watch the Volunteer Video
Dropper and beakers

Know a budding food science professional?

The Feeding Tomorrow Fund of IFT offers a variety of academic tuition scholarship. Encourage them to apply.

View Available Scholarships
Plants Young - Educators

Feeding Tomorrow Fund

Our vision is an enduring culture of support for the world’s next generation of professionals in the science of food for a safe, nutritious, and sustainable food supply for everyone.

Learn more about the Feeding Tomorrow Fund