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Martha’s Table – Setting the Table for All

Giving Good, Growing Good | By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls “We believe that every child deserves the opportunity for their brightest future, and a deeply engaged family and community committed to their success.” – Martha’s Table Martha’s Table began in 1979 as a result of the partnership between Dr. Veronica Maz and Father Horace […]

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Edible Schoolyard New York City

“We make the connections between food, health, and environment come alive for our students.” Giving Good, Growing Good | By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls Edible Schoolyard NYC partners with public schools to transform the hearts, minds, and eating habits of young New Yorkers through garden and kitchen classes integrated into the school day. Edible Schoolyard […]

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Giving Tuesday 2016

A Global Day of Giving #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. […]

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Changing the Landscape of Education

Giving Good, Growing Good | By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls It takes a village to raise a child. And it takes a forest to feed a school – and their families! The Education Fund of Miami-Dade County in partnership with CitiBank, launched an edible gardening initiative in 2013 by installing the first-ever “Food Forest” […]

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Thanksgiving Grace

Happy Thanksgiving! Sharing simple and sweet grace for your Thanksgiving table. Wishing everyone love, love, love to fill today and every day. THANK YOU GOD “Thank You God for the world so sweet, Thank You God for the food we eat, Thank You God for the birds that sing, Thank You God for everything! Amen” BE […]

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Grow to Learn – A Garden For Every School in NYC

  Giving Good, Growing Good | By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls Grow to Learn is the citywide school gardens initiative for New York City.  Grow to Learn supports schools across NYC to grow vibrant learning gardens. From wellness programming to community outreach, hands-on STEM to social and emotional skill building, gardens are an invaluable […]

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Gardeneers Growing Healthy Futures in Chicago

Giving Good, Growing Good | By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls “Our vision is that all children, regardless of race, class, or geography, will understand the significance of healthy food in the betterment of their lives. We are building a future in which youth will grow to become healthier, more productive members of society.”- Gardeneers […]

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Giving Good, Growing Good

By Nana Boateng | Nature’s Spoonfuls In the spirit of Thanksgiving and the season of giving, we launch a new series “Giving Good, Growing Good” together with Nana Boateng, a Healthy Food Fellow with Net Impact. (Net Impact mobilizes a global community of students and professionals to use their skills and careers to drive transformational […]