Category Archives: nutrition

  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 […]

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“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ― Ani DiFranco On Friday, November 4th Nourish My Soul held a gathering with community stakeholders to brainstorm how we can build healthier, sustainable communities together. It was done, of course, around a dinner table at a […]

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With Spring here, there seems to be an abundance of adorable baby animals around the farms which got me thinking….I know most people would much rather NOT know where their meat is coming from, it is so much easier to not have to think about the reality of what you are consuming. I myself had […]

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  “Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.” -C.G. Jung As I look around our current food system, I see power struggles everywhere. The results have been a 30+ year struggle with obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes and no […]

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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 […]

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Maybe some of you have heard that the new 2015- 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines have been released, if not NPR did a great job of summarizing the changes last week and I encourage you to listen or read about it. I am happy to see they finally dropped the very low recommendations for dietary cholesterol, […]

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