Through Lynn Grows, we hope to plan and implement an experiential learning strategy to shift behavior and health outcomes related to food for Lynn residents using the activities below:
- Identify and research different mediums to promote food education
Learn from existing food education strategies in Lynn and Massachusetts (particularly areas with similar demographics) about successes and challenges. (i.e., web based video education, social media, conferences, conventions, TV shows, experiential learning programs, etc.)
- Identify and research the strengths and opportunities of local cuisine
Engage and learn from residents about culturally relevant food in Lynn
Conduct analysis of the health impacts of culturally relevant food for residents in Lynn
- Develop and implement multi-year food education strategy
Developing partnerships with institutional stakeholders to research, develop and implement a multi-faceted education approach to shift health outcomes related to food for Lynn residents. In partnership with residents:
Adjust/compliment culturally relevant recipes that feature more local produce and healthy options
Develop educational outreach efforts to raise awareness of the local food system, healthy eating, and advocacy around the Lynn Grows Vision
Provide experiential cooking and food interaction to shift health outcomes
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you can be involved!
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help us with the following activities or if you want more information!
Share your cooking/food/gardening knowledge (i.e., sharing cultural food ways, contributing to an online resource, sharing stories, teaching a cooking or gardening class, etc.)!
Tell us if you know groups or individuals who would like to receive materials about programs and opportunities in Lynn!
Tell us about other places that are doing innovative work around food education (particularly experiential learning)!
Let us know if you can help us secure spaces to have food education events and classes!
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