We love to see all of the great resources like these free virtual cooking classes being offerred during these challenging times. Let’s support each other and nourish ourselves and our communities. We’re starting to compile resources that we’ll add to our website. Please share any resources that you’ve come across.
In the Media
Strong personal account of the complexities of living in a big body and working in the field of food justice. “Food justice is not about forcing people to eat food they don’t want. It’s about changing the world they live in so they can make choices about what they eat, and believing that those choices […]
We love this approach. Here are some practical tips for how to reframe weight loss in a way that makes it more sustainable, and hopefully easier and more enjoyable. “Think about your life. Think about the healthiest foods you can eat and still be happy. Think about the kinds of exercise you truly enjoy. And […]
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 […]
The power of systems thinking! Check out this Civil Eats article that outlines ways that food banks can contribute to a healthier and more just food system. Some ideas include participating in Federal jobs programs to pay food bank staff, versus relying on volunteers who are often facing food insecurity themselves. Another idea is to […]
Yet another reason to love Canadians. “Canada is the latest country to acknowledge that pleasure in eating is not only okay, but important. They join Japan, whose dietary guidelines from 2000 led with the message to ‘enjoy your meals.’ In 2016 Brazil’s guidelines highlighted ‘how and where to eat so that you enjoy the foods […]