Nourish & Educate Initiative

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It’s in the offering to a child their first taste of a fresh-picked string bean…and watching their delight…and hearing them say, “Yum. I didn’t know I liked string beans. Can I have another one?”

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It’s in the showing of another’s hand how to pick a ripe apple without breaking next year’s fruiting bud…and witnessing the delight when the tree offers the apple to the gentle request…

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It’s watching toddlers stumble down a hundred foot row of ripe raspberries smooshing them into their eager faces…

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It’s in the sound of mouth-filled “mmm’s” as a circle of humans delight in the exquisite taste of nutrition cultivated with care and prepared with skill…

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These are the moments that make all of the work worth the effort.

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This is where and how we come together to be nourished and appreciative of the bounty that life offers.

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Encouraging appreciation of local, seasonal, organic foods – and those who participate in the cultivation, processing, distribution, and preparation of them…

Elin England and Don Schneider

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Video of Elin and her nourishing ways