A post published by The Counter does a wonderful job of explaining the difference between these two common concepts—hunger and food insecurity—as well as how the pandemic impacts them. This is a great read for those looking to increase their understanding of these important issues. Read the post at The Counter.
Around the Table
This week Leah’s Pantry wrapped up our last successful training of 2020! Over 45 CalFresh Healthy Living participants came together from all over the country to be trained in facilitating our youth and adult cooking curriculum, Around the Table. This new group joins over 1,200 professionals that Leah’s Pantry has trained this calendar year!
We are having a BLAST piloting Around the Table, our trauma-informed curriculum with juniors and seniors at John O’Connell High School in San Francisco. It’s amazing to see culinary and leadership skills grow so quickly. Here are busy high school hands preparing EatFresh.org Chicken Lettuce Wraps and Vegetarian Sushi!
Every year, all of the Local Implementing Agencies (LIAs) that receive funding to provide nutrition education to CalFresh-eligible populations gather to collaborate and transform the work we do. This year, Monica and Adrienne presented on our new trauma-informed curriculum, Around the Table. Danielle and Monica also hosted an Exhibitor Table to spread the good word […]
We completed more testing of “Around the Table,” our new trauma-informed cooking program, with young adults in San Diego from Just in Time for Foster Youth and United Women’s East African Support Team. The response has been positive and the process has been fun; check out these beautiful yog-art (get it?) parfaits that a group […]
We’re sharing some foundational articles from our ACEs Food and Nourishment community. Please take 10 minutes to read these personal accounts of women that demonstrate the complex interplay between sexual abuse and a person’s relationship to food and their body. The Kaiser Obesity Prevention program is trying to incorporate some of these complexities by asking […]