What do you get when you combine 17 kids, plates full of food and plenty of pencils and paper?
You get "Peanut Butter and the Pen", "Take My Word For It!" 's food writing for kids workshop at 18 Reasons in San Francisco's Mission District.
Young authors learned about metaphor, simile, alliteration and other juicy ways to describe food and finished the day by writing a love letter to their favorite food.
18 Reasons is a non-profit engaging the community through food and art. They offer a year-round calendar of unique wine tastings, art shows, community dinners, food classes, interactive workshops for adults. "Take My Word For It!" series of food writing workshops are their first offerings for kids.