17 AmeriCorps Fellows working with LifeLong Medical graduated from FSTP this week. The group was energetic and passionate about serving patients in their community. And bravo to LifeLong Medical, a healthcare provider that clearly sees food as medicine!
We had a small but mighty group for Redding FSTP. One thing we talked about was how to deliver nutrition education in a way that acknowledges the role of trauma and also builds resilience. Given the fires in and around Redding, we were struck by the resilience and strength of this group and their community. […]
Anna facilitated her **first** FSTP in Stanislaus County last week. Her RD knowledge and bubbly personality were both a hit! We graduated 12 participants representing local agencies that lead cooking and nutrition education for community members. To learn more about our trainings, visit our NEW site.
We are pleased to announce that our next Food Smarts Training Program will be held in San Diego at the City Heights Wellness Center on January 5th and 6th, 2012. With support from Feeding America San Diego, we will be recruiting agencies located in the City Heights neighborhood. Other agencies in the San Diego area […]
A warm and hearty congratulations to the newest graduates of our Food Smarts Training Program! We held two separate trainings—one in San Francisco and one in Oakland. Thank you to the San Francisco Food Bank for providing the great space and scholarships to attendees. Thanks to BRIDGE Housing and the staff of Mandela Gateway Apartments […]
Thanks to Mandy Boatright, April 2011 FSTP Grad and Food Pantry Coordinator for North Beach Citizens Association, for sharing these thoughts on her recently completed workshop. Leah’s pantry brought not only knowledge about food to my clients but also created bonds with the attendees and myself. These classes are very informative and easily adaptable to […]