You're invited to join us for the 3rd installment of our «Food As Medicine initiative!
FOOD AS RESISTANCE invites community members to come learn about how in a world where access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food is this difficult, being healthy is an act of resistance!
— U of Manitoba Students will be sharing food and stories from their recent trip to Belize with food for families to take home as well!
— Food Not Bombs will share information about their philosophy and history!
— We will learn about 2 new research projects:
1) Building Evidence to Inform Policies and Programs for Food and Nutrition Security in Manitoba Youth (Joyce)
2) A proposal for introducing a pop beverage tax to combat diabetes (Natalie)
Info on these announcements can be found here: bit.ly/AYOHealthFunding
— This event will focus on „TRADITIONAL FOODS“ component of our Food As Medicine plan which includes (but is not limited to):
— Increase access to traditional foods on the land-
— How to braid sweetgrass lessons
— More berry picking groups (and planting berries in the city and out of the city, when we can provide transportation)
— Sharing stories about how food can be medicine
See our original notes: