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Category Archives: Jr Chef

Are you looking for something long lasting, fun, and unique to give to a loved one this year? Consider a Gift Certificate for Jr Chef (ages 10-13) or Growing Healthy Kids (ages 6-9). Classes are hands on fun that provide life skills, promote good health, and focus on giving back to the community. Gift Certificates […]

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  Hard to believe the holiday season is upon us already! We took some time to reflect on our amazing growth and accomplishments of 2016, we have built such strong, healthy communities around real foods and are looking forward to so many more exciting projects in 2017. None of what we do would be possible without the […]

donations, Food, Food Access, Food System, Grow Your Own, Jr Chef, nutrition, People Who Inspire, Social Justice 0

Gratitude. Everywhere I look, I see signs of hope through new growth – both literally and figuratively. I am so grateful to witness it all from a front seat. I am grateful that I have all of you that I communicate with, it forces me to take some time and process everything that I experience […]

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Valued Productive Accepted Special Important Significant and above all else, Loved. Who doesn’t want to feel these things? They are, what many would argue, necessary to human survival in much the same way as food and water.

Food, Food Access, Food System, Jr Chef, Mindfulness, Social Justice 0

Well, it took me a bit longer to post my follow up on the new USDA Dietary Guidelines and their relationship with school food. But it was for good reason – I have been working on some exciting new projects that I can’t wait to share with you! For now though, I will focus on […]

Food, Food Access, Food System, Grow Your Own, Jr Chef, Meet Your Farmer, nutrition, racial equity, school lunch, weightloss 0

There is an energy in the room, a nervous tension you can almost see. Children take a seat, wondering who will end up sitting next to them. They look at me, many times afraid to talk any louder than a whisper, a voice filled with anxiety over what to expect in the next couple hours. As […]

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