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Nourish Takes Root

Since launching the Nourish initiative in 2009, we’ve served millions of people with a vision of food literacy for all. We’re continually amazed by the creative ways that people use the Nourish resources to catalyze social change. One thing is clear–when people are food literate, good things happen. The following infographic shows how Nourish has ... READ MORE 

Perspective: 3D Ocean Farming

Bren Smith, executive director of GreenWave, shares his vision for a day when there are thousands of ocean farms contributing food, fertilizers, and energy while lifting struggling coastal communities out of poverty. What is restorative, 3D ocean farming? Bren Smith: 3D ocean farming is a simple, replicable type of ocean farming which uses the entire ... READ MORE 

Perspective: We Are the Farm: The Mill House Restaurant

How can a restaurant practice both a farm-to-table and sea-to-table philosophy? Chef Jeff Scheer of the Mill House shares a story of food on the island of Maui, Hawaii. What core values and commitments inspired the Mill House restaurant? Jeff Scheer: The Mill House is comprised of a team of people who are passionate about creating the ... READ MORE 

Video: Nigel Walker, “Know Your Farmer”

Do you know the men and women who grow your food? Nigel Walker, founder of Eatwell Farm, explains why it’s important to know your farmer and support their livelihood. Every farm tells a story. Knowing your farmer traces an arc from the soil to your table. One way you can build a relationship with your ... READ MORE 

The Food Movement: What Does It Mean to YOU?

Every day, more and more of us come together around food, building a community to ensure that it is sustainable, safe, fair, healthy, and delicious for everyone. In compiling our collection of Nourish Perspectives, we’ve had the opportunity to ask a number of individuals the thought-provoking question: “What does the food movement mean to you?” ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Changing the Menu

Why does school food matter? Kathleen de Chaden¨des, director of the Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative, explains how meals can make a difference and what can be done to change the way children eat. What is the School Food Initiative and what is your vision? The mission of the School Food Initiative is to empower ... READ MORE 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Read Labels”

The package says “All Natural,” “Organic” and “Fat Free,” so it must be healthy, right? Not so fast. In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke reminds us to always read the Nutrition Facts label on the back of a package. As the good doctor puts it: “It’s your body. Figure out what’s going into it.” Do ... READ MORE 

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