Nourish is pioneering food literacy inside and outside of schools. These resources will equip the next generation of activists, who will be shaping the Farm Bill and ensuring that food and farming in America work for all of us.
—Nikki Henderson, Executive Director, People’s Grocery
The Nourish initiative is a tool educators and students can use to put the power of change in the hands of teens right now.
—Adriana Velez, Change.org
Nourish will help us all deepen our national conversation about good food. Nourish reminds us of our intimate connection to the food system, and what each of us can do to help fix what is now a system in great disrepair.
—Oran Hesterman, President, Fair Food Network
Nourish advocates at the nexus of where our food system is now, and where it could be in the future with the influence of younger generations.
—Leslie Kruempel, Simple, Good, and Tasty blog
Nourish connects the dots between a healthy food system and making healthy food choices; between our health and the health of the planet. These are keys to a more food literate society.
—Dr. Mary Gale Smith, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
Two thumbs up! The Nourish Middle School Curriculum Guide gives students the critical thinking skills that will empower them for the rest of their lives.
—Dr. Susan Rubin, Founder, Better School Food
The Nourish resources gather everything we want to teach our students about the food system into a beautiful package.
—Vanessa Zajfen, Farm to School Specialist, San Diego Unified School District
Filled with activities, great graphics, and a step-by-step lesson plan, the Nourish curriculum is a tool that will help educate our youth about food in a way that will benefit them throughout their lives.
—Rebecca Gerendasy, Cooking Up a Story
Nourish more than lives up to its name! The film nourishes the mind, heart, and eye—with beautiful images about one of the most important topics of the day, food and its connections to health and the environment.
—Zenobia Barlow, Executive Director, Center for Ecoliteracy
Brilliant! The way Nourish invites people to ‘be the difference’ is very uplifting.
—Brooke Redmond, Executive Director, Farm-Based Education Collaborative
Wonderful film! I’m really impressed with how Nourish touches on many of the issues challenging us today in the food system without glossing over important points or being too specific that it loses attention. Great job!
—Kate Casale, Growing Youth Project Coordinator, Alameda Point Collaborative
Beautifully composed. The interviews are powerful and the examples of positive actions are hopeful and motivating. I like the way the commentary comes from young people as well as experts.
—Louise Cadwell, Principal, Cadwell Collaborative
Nourish provides practical suggestions, inspiration, and many starting points for making food choices or asking questions about sustainable food production.
—Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg, Educational Media Reviews
Nourish is a beautiful film which makes healthy decisions—big and small—all seem manageable and doable.
—John Hoffman, HBO Documentary Films
Nourish is a great tool to explain the role of food, how it is produced, and the everyday choices we make when eating food.
—Elaine Gold, Executive Director, David B. Gold Foundation
Recognizing that food has sociological, political, biological, and ethical components, Nourish explores these connections on a worldwide stage (and) invites viewers to think about what they consume in new and important ways.
—Video Librarian Online
After I watched Nourish, I felt like I needed to go home and grow my own garden.
—Fifth Grader, Meher Schools, Lafayette, California
These shorts bring to life a vision of a world where food is good for the people who eat it, good for the people who grow and pick it, and good for the planet.
—Josh Viertel, President, Slow Food USA
An amazing collection of ideas that link learning and action. These bite-sized morsels will nourish your mind, body, and soul.
—Milton Chen, Senior Fellow, George Lucas Educational Foundation
The length of the clips (usually around two to four minutes) makes them nicely digestible for kids, offering just enough information to start a meaningful discussion about the topic in question.
—Bettina Elias siegel, The Lunch Tray
Nourish Short Films is filled with ideas and inspirations, offering topics for thought-provoking discussions, linking learning with action. Each one is a succinct little nugget of information and inspiration.
—Dana Velden, The Kitchn
There is nothing similar to the educational model that Nourish offers, for it truly inspires a desire for change from within.
—Lieutenant Commander Amit Sood, Navy Physical Readiness Program
This wonderful kit not only taught so many valuable lessons on food and shopping, but brought my whole family together around the dinner table and in the kitchen preparing meals together again.
—Parent, US Navy family
When we understand the story of our food, we can take constructive action on a range of issues, from climate change to social justice. We’re honored to support Nourish California through our network of 520 congregations in the state.
—Susan Stephenson, Executive Director, Interfaith Power & Light
Nourish California is an investment in the health of our children and our communities. When students better understand the story of their food, they can be part of the solution.