SIX NEW INSTALLMENTS OF "PASS THE PLATE," EACH DESIGNED TO INFORM KIDS AND FAMILIES ABOUT NUTRITION AND AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION, TO BE PRESENTED FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
- Popular Young Actors Peyton List and Karan Brar (of Disney's "Jessie") Host -
A short-form series to foster kids' understanding of the connection between good nutrition, local agricultural production and natural resources, is presented in six new installments of Disney Channel's acclaimed short-form series "Pass the Plate." All six interstitials will air FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 during the Night of Premieres programming event on Disney Channel. Teen actors Peyton List and Karan Brar (both of Disney Channel's hit series "Jessie") host.
The new installments include visits to Slide Ranch outside San Francisco, Mariposa Creamery in Altadena, California, the Green Bronx Machine in New York City, The Plant in Chicago, and Mariposa Bakery in Oakland, California. The series explores a bio-integrated aquaponics system, the preservation of honeybees and their essential role in agriculture, how community members cultivate urban gardens in small spaces, one farm's goat ranching and cheese production and how gluten-free food ingredients can contribute to health and well-being.
The "Pass the Plate" interstitial series first debuted on Disney Channel in 2008 to provide kids and families the how's and whys of food preparation and healthy choices.
Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies. Currently available on basic cable in over 99 million U.S. homes and to millions of other viewers on Disney Channels around the world, Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group.