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 […]
Leah’s Pantry is so excited to share more about our trauma-informed approach to nutrition programs. Since this concept is newer to the world of public health nutrition, we wanted to do a Q&A with Monica Bhagwan, the brains behind this movement within Leah’s Pantry. Q: Monica, since this is new territory within the world of […]