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- Check out our 2022 Virtual Events calendar below and join us for a variety of topics to learn more about the Community First Grant opportunity for TMs, nonprofits partners and nutrition education.
2022 Virtual Events Calendar
*Calendar dates and topics subject to change.
UPCOMING EVENTS: Be sure to register for our next events!
Let’s Talk Food > Eat the Rainbow
Dive deep into the why and how of this common phase. Consider Dr. Akua’s Eat the Rainbow Challenge to energize your body going into the holiday season.
Tuesday, October 11 from 12p-1p PST | 1p-2p MST | 2p-3p CST | 3p-4p EST
PREVIOUS EVENTS: Watch a recording of recent events!
Let’s Talk Food: Fundamentals of Healthy Eating
We’re excited to kick off the new year with our January webinar featuring Dr. Akua Woolbright and her signature nutrition program, Let’s Talk Food. Watch the webinar recording to learn about Dr. Akua’s journey with WFM/Whole Cities and the creation of her program and learn about the fundamentals of healthy eating. Great for any dietary path you follow or condition you’re trying to address.
Let’s Talk Food > Dr. Akua’s Favorite Things for Spring
Looking for mealtime inspiration and healthy cooking swaps? Dr. Akua shares her favorite building blocks for nutrient-dense meals and easy snacks on the go for this Let’s Talk Food class. Learn why she loves them and how to make the most of each meal with these key ingredients and products.
Community First Grant > Get Started
Get ready for the upcoming Team Member Community First Grant (CFG) nomination window. Watch our recorded webinar to learn about the CFG program, the types of community partners and how to engage with a new potential partner.
Let’s Talk Food > Nutrition Myth Busters
Dr. Akua loves to untangle conflicting nutrition information. In this session she’ll explain the various perspectives on:
- Healthy fats
- Is a vegetarian diet a “healthier” diet?
- The vices: coffee, chocolate & wine – good one week, bad the next
And answer your questions on what’s in the news now!
Virtual Field Trip > About Fresh
Journey to Boston, MA and join one of our North Atlantic Community First Grant partners, About Fresh, on a virtual field trip of their mobile market, Fresh Truck.
Community First Grant Q&A
With the Community First Grant nomination period in full swing, join the Whole Cities Foundation team to ask questions about your partner’s eligibility and what Team Member engagement looks like during the grant year.
Let’s Talk Food > Understanding Food Cravings and Healthy Ways to Combat Them
Crave chocolate every afternoon? There is a reason! Join Dr. Akua to learn about the anthropology and brain science that causes cravings and how to reset through good nutrition.