Category Archives: Nutrition and Exercise

The Conscious Kitchen

The Conscious Kitchen aims to rethink school meals based on six foundational principles: fresh, local, organic, seasonal, non-GMO, and zero waste. Our holistic approach to food service unites a diverse community of stakeholders working toward a common goal – nourishing …
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The Plant Exchange

The Plant Exchange is held every March and October in Oakland. It is fun, free and encourages reuse, recycling, organic living, resource sharing, and information exchange. Come meet other gardeners, landscapers, urban farmers, and outdoor fans who come from all …
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18 Reasons

18 Reasons is a non-profit based in SF’s Mission District. It is the only organization in the Bay Area running Cooking Matters, a Share Our Strength nationwide program. Through Cooking Matters 18 Reasons brings free 6 week nutrition and cooking …
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Millahcayotl Association

Millahcayotl works towards the creation of food systems that are sustainable, just, and that do not rely on animal agriculture. We offer bilingual (English, Spanish) vegan cooking workshops in San Francisco and we are also working to start an urban …
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Fresh Approach

The mission of Fresh Approach is to encourage healthier children, families and communities through community education, innovative programming and novel partnerships that promote a stronger local food system and better-informed choices about food and nutrition. Founded in 2008, Fresh Approach …
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Peninsula Volunteers

  Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. (PVI), is a visionary service organization that raises funds to provide seniors with over $5 million annually in services designed to enhance and enrich their lives. PVI prepares and delivers over 1,300 hot meals every week to the homebound …
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Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is the trusted leader dedicated to ending local hunger. Since its inception in 1974, Second Harvest has become one of the largest food banks in the nation, providing food …
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People’s Grocery

People's Grocery

People’s Grocery is a health and wealth organization – our mission is to improve the health and economy of West Oakland through the local food system. We pursue positive community change and address social determinants of health through a food …
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