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Montreal YMCA

Nourish Supports Local Food System in Montreal, Canada

The Centre YMCA Pointe-Saint-Charles has begun incorporating Nourish curriculum into a variety of public outreach programs. Coordinator Pauline Cordier shares how the center is making a difference in its community. MORE

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Diabetes Prevention Program in Santa Barbara, California

The Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is devoted to the prevention, treatment, and cure of diabetes. Rose Linehan, project coordinator, shares how she has incorporated Nourish into the Institute’s programs. MORE

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Victory Garden Foundation & Nourish in California’s East Bay

Victory Garden Foundation, dedicated to encouraging people to grow their own food at home, demonstrates how they used Nourish in their teachings at community and home neighborhood gardens. MORE

City Green

New Jersey’s City Green inspired by Nourish

Amy Jolin, Program Director of City Green, shares how her organization uses Nourish in their environmental clubs and urban farm-based education programs. MORE

Nourish Community Screening in Weston, Connecticut

A Nourish screening was held at the Weston Public Library. The film set the stage for a conversation about food literacy, school food, and the role that parents play in teaching children about food. MORE

 

Nourish Day in San Diego, California

The first annual Nourish Day celebration in San Diego featured a picnic-style film presentation of Nourish: Food + Community. The event was organized by Healthy Works, the San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Network for a Healthy California. MORE

Nourish Day Breakfast in San Diego County, California

Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center hosted a special farm-to-table breakfast, as part of Nourish Day in San Diego. The event included a Nourish Short Films screening and discussion about local food issues. MORE

Nourish Screening for Transition Durham

Transition Durham organized a food film series, called Feeding the Bull: Healthy, Affordable Food for All. They are using the Nourish resources in their ongoing community outreach in Durham, North Carolina. MORE

Petaluma Seed Bank

Seed Bank Screening in Petaluma, California

Petaluma Seed Bank, the Western branch of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, hosted a Nourish screening and conversation about local food issues. The Seed Bank promoted the event widely to community groups, resulting in a diverse audience of more than 200 people. MORE

Food and Faith

Food + Faith Fair in Russellville, Arkansas

All Saints’ Episcopal Church held a Food + Faith Fair to engage the congregation in building a healthier community. About 400 Russellville community members participated, including members from the congregation and beyond. MORE

Wild & Scenic

Wild and Scenic Film Festival and National Tour

Choosing “Fresh Local Wild” as the theme of its eighth annual festival, the 2010 Wild & Scenic Film Festival focused on films related to sustainable food, farming, and water. Nourish was selected to open the festival in the historic mining town of Nevada City, California, and hit the road as part of the festival’s national tour. MORE

Network for Healthy CA

HEAL Sharing Forum in Sacramento, California

The Network for a Healthy California and Health Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Collaborative organized a “Telling Our Stories” Forum that brought together more than 50 health professionals and nutrition educators. MORE

Shared Harvest Community Garden

Community Garden Potluck in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Pilgrim’s Market and Kootenai Environmental Alliance co-hosted a Nourish screening, discussion, and vegetarian potluck at the Shared Harvest Community Garden, in northern Idaho. MORE

Nourishing Our Community Dinner in Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield Green Food Guide, Fairfield Organic Teaching Farm, and Wilton Go Green cosponsored a Nourish screening, discussion, and dinner at Wilton Library in Fairfield, Connecticut. With more than 150 guests, their “Nourishing Our Community” event packed the house. MORE

Let's Retake Our Plates Film Series

Food on Film in Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland’s Lakewood Public Library and Solon Cinemas teamed up with their local Whole Foods to present a collection of films about the food supply, environment, and visionary people who are making our food better one bite at a time. MORE

Grow Your Lunch

Grow Your Lunch Event in Pacific Grove, California

Garden educator and designer Benjamin Eichorn screened Nourish at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History to round out his a talk on community and home gardening. MORE

Slow Food

Nosh and Nourish Fundraiser in Charleston, South Carolina

Slow Food Charleston hosted a “Nosh and Nourish” dinner and film screening for more than 40 community members at World Oriental Kitchen, an eco-conscious Asian fusion restaurant in downtown Charleston, filling every seat in the house and raising several hundred dollars for the chapter. MORE

Our Oakland

Community Storytelling Project in Oakland, California

More than 30 East Oakland families gathered for the launch of Our Oakland: Eastside Stories, a public art project to build community and celebrate Oakland’s rich heritage. MORE

   
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