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SOW HEALTHY – FOR SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN

A fun, interactive gardening adventure for children to learn how real fruits, vegetables, and herbs grow! Sow Healthy is an 8 class series where each week children will learn something new and exciting about growing their own food. By the end of Sow Healthy, children will be able to start their very own garden at home or at school.

VIVA BIEN! LIVE WELL WITH DIABETES – FOR ADULTS

This diabetes lifestyle education initiative is a series of 7 – 9 weekly sessions with hands-on culinary demonstrations and a variety of nutrition, healthy cooking, exercise and gardening topics to better manage or prevent diabetes.

Diabetes Class Schedule 2020How to Sign up Instructions!

Tuesday 12:30-1:30PM (English)

Class Code: VivaTues

Martes 12:30-1:30PM (Español)

Class Code: VivaMartes

Wednesday 10:00AM-11:00AM (English)

Class Code: VivaWed

Miércoles 10:00AM – 11:00AM (Español)

Class Code: VivaMier

Thursday 5:30PM – 6:30PM (English)

Class Code: VivaThurs

Jueves 5:30PM – 6:30PM (Español)

Class Code: VivaJueves

RAISING HEALTHY EATERS – FOR PARENTS OF YOUNGER CHILDREN

Have a picky eater? Want to be a role model for healthy eating? Raising a Healthy Eater is an initiative to teach parents of younger children how to foster a healthy lifestyle for their children and family. The presentations focus on nutrition during crucial stages of the life cycle from pregnancy, through breastfeeding, infancy, and early childhood. Learn tips and tricks on how to engage children to eat healthier and move more.

CHEF Bites – CULINARY HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM

Rooted in the belief that food is medicine, CHEF is a Culinary Health Education Program that teaches children basic nutrition and practical cooking skills, with the long-term goal of motivating families to adopt and sustain healthier eating habits together.

My Plate. My FitBody. My Wins.

Basic nutrition and physical activity classes which include topics like: “Healthy Eating on a Budget”, “Shake the Salt Habit”, “Reading the Food Label”, “Get Started in Moving More” and much more! All sessions include handouts and healthy recipes, which will help participants reach their healthy lifestyle goals!

A Tu Salud! Eat Well. Move More. Have Fun!

These lessons are designed to reach the 60+ and older adults to introduce or re-engage healthy lifestyle patterns. The sessions include building a healthy plate, meal planning, chronic disease prevention, physical activity, and learning how to grow their own garden. Classes are fun, interactive and will include healthy recipes and virtual cooking demonstrations.

WORKPLACE WELLNESS FOR BUSINESSES

Our workplace wellness program is dedicated to bringing virtual education to your organization. During this time, it has never been more important to teach your staff about lifestyle habits that help to create a robust immune system. Choose between online nutrition and fitness presentations given by our dietitians/nutritionists and physical activity specialists, or live culinary education classes taught by our nutrition educators and chefs!

URBAN GARDENING – ALL AGE GROUPS

The Teaching Garden teaches the basics of urban gardening at schools, community centers, for individual homeowners and more.  Our curriculum centers on basic gardening skills and the benefits of gardening. The goal of our urban gardening classes is to bring the community together to improve their physical health and a receive better understanding of how their food is grown. Gardening classes are taught virtually by Javier Garza, Garden Educational Specialist. For more information contact Angela McDermott, Garden Engagement Coordinator at 210.431.8389 or amcdermott@safoodbank.org.

Upcoming Classes:

Tuesday, September 15 from 10:00- 11:00am, Choosing the Right Location
Tuesday, September 22 from 10:00- 11:00am, Irrigation
Tuesday, September 29 from 10:00- 11:00am,Plant Selection
Tuesday, October 6 from 10:00- 11:00am, Pests and disease
Tuesday, October 20 from 10:00- 11:00am, Soil and plant fertility
Tuesday, November 3 from 10:00- 11:00am, Harvest

For questions regarding Nutrition, Health, and Wellness Division, please contact:

NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS DIVISION
210.431.8330
nutrition@safoodbank.org