Huntington’s Kitchen encourages healthy eating during pandemic | News

Will Kreznick

HUNTINGTON — For many, it’s a challenge to consistently eat healthy, remain active and address other health-related habits. The pandemic changed the way all of us live and work, but it also affected healthy lifestyles and where many of us eat our meals.

According to The Hartman Group’s Eating Occasions Compass annual report, 88% of Americans surveyed ate at home in spring 2020. That increased by 12% from 2019, with eating at restaurants decreasing to 4% during the early days of the pandemic. While individuals continue to eat more at home, some may not make the most healthy choices.

Huntington’s

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SALT Foundation to hold drive-thru food giveaway at University Heights SDA Church in Somerset

Will Kreznick

Food insecurity nonprofit to celebrate Women’s History Month with “Community Love” event providing free healthy fruits, vegetables, breads, and other food 

SOMERSET, NJ – The nonprofit SALT Foundation will be providing the public with free bags of healthy food in their fight against hunger on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at University Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 37 Matilda Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873 from 1 PM until all the food is distributed.  

Individuals and families can drive through and receive fresh fruit, vegetables, grains and other perishable food donated to SALT Foundation by Trader Joe’s in Hoboken and Brick, and Wegman’s in

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Kansas City’s Green Acres Fish Farm Offers Hope And Healthy Food To Families In Need

Will Kreznick

It doesn’t take long to realize Bill Coe is passionate about what he does in the greenhouse at East High School. Coe is director and CEO of Green Acres Urban Farm and Research Project, which is surrounded by some of Kansas City’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Around here, fast food is more common than salad bars. But Coe is doing his part to educate and expose kids to agriculture, while growing fresh produce and protein organically. Then, he’s giving the food away to families who need it.

“You’re really teaching outside of the textbooks and really taking the science, and the

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54.4 million Americans don’t have access to healthy food. That’s a des

Will Kreznick

Even in the richest parts of urban America there are pockets of deep food insecurity, and more often than not it is Black and Latino communities that are hit hardest.

As an urban planning academic who teaches a course on food justice, I’m aware that this disparity is in large part through design. For over a century, urban planning has been used as a toolkit for maintaining white supremacy that has divided U.S. cities along racial lines. And this has contributed to the development of so-called “food deserts“—areas of limited access to reasonably priced, healthy,

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Blue Zones Project expands, and considers food policy priorities (and lots of plans). | Eat + Drink

Will Kreznick

The Blue Zones Project starts from a beautifully simple concept: We have the power, both as individuals and as communities, to live healthier, longer lives. “Make the healthy choice the easy choice,” the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based LLC’s website reads, accompanied by pictures of people smiling and walking.

But from there, things get more complicated.

What are the specific health and longevity challenges of a given group of people? How are people already trying to address those challenges? And which changes, if implemented, would make the biggest difference to the greatest number of people?

These are the conceptual waters that around 40

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