Nonprofits, community groups, congregations, and businesses are using Nourish to catalyze change. How are you using Nourish in your community? Share your story.
Springboard, a nonprofit organization in Nigeria, collaborated with the Nourish initiative to design a series of Teacher Institutes. MORE
Community members from Silicon Valley gathered at the Mountain View Farmers Market for a guided experience of fresh, seasonal, and local food. MORE
The US Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan, offered a six-week pilot program of the Nourish Family Kit, a new multimedia resource designed to increase food literacy in the home. MORE
Seeds of Recovery is a culinary and agricultural training program for women recovering from drug addiction. Founder Tammy Jordan shares how the program draws on Nourish films and learning activities to open meaningful conversations and support healthy lifestyles. MORE
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
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
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
Amy Jolin, Program Director of City Green, shares how her organization uses Nourish in their environmental clubs and urban farm-based education programs. MORE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.