Three cheers for mental health experts that use nourishing food to help treat mental illness. News flash: it works! While we’re dubious of the nutritional contacts (how about plans co-created with patients?), there’s some good info here.
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Skills + action = healing. Love this blog post. Good to return to as we think about organizational change. Becoming aware of trauma as an organization is not enough. Read this for some actionable steps you can take within your organization. Meaningful change requires time and commitment.
Bethany was a one-woman show at our Food Smarts for Food Pantries Training in Del Norte County California (it’s as far north as you can get). The training centered around how to create client-centered health-promoting pantries and topics ranged from how to assess client needs to facilitating delicious and efficient food demonstrations. Learn more about […]
Anna survived the heat at the City Kids Fair 2019 and taught kids and their families how to “Eat the Rainbow” of fruits and veggies. She also had participants plan the bean and grain game, a fan favorite!
Great article about the power of food as a tool for harm reduction. Providing nutritious and resource-appropriate (canned food for folks without kitchens isn’t helpful) food can empower people who use drugs and offset some of their negative health effects. “As a person who is living with hepatitis C, I noticed a huge change in […]
After more than six months of planning, our NPP for Implementers Training is live. The NPP team is kicking off the whirlwind training series today in Los Angeles, followed by Sacramento next week, then Riverside the following. Participants will leave ready to implement the Nutrition Pantry Program in their counties!