22 Indigenous-Led Organizations Working Toward Social Justice
FoodCorps Service Members Julia Munson and Rebecca Cohen serve in Arizona. Here, they talk about their experiences with culture on the Tohono O’odham Nation and share their recipe for avocado and agave chocolate pudding.
Wai?anae, Hawai’i is a place of abundant natural beauty—and home to some of the highest rates of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the state. In an effort to help community members reconnect to the land and reclaim their health, FoodCorps service members like Tasia Yamamura are teaching young people how to grow and prepare real, healthy foods. This is Tasia’s story.
“Education is the gateway to food for so many of us, and Lauren is no exception. Lauren describes the alienation that so many of us feel when we attempt to make a difference in our own diets, by ourselves, and we couldn’t agree more that every individual needs a ‘tribe’ to support them, and the food movement as a whole.”