Equity, at TABLE, is defined as access for ALL our kids and their families to sufficient, nutritious, delicious, and culturally-relevant food, as well as nutrition education, engagement, and participation in our programs and decision-making.
To ensure the nutritional quality of the food items we distribute to children in our community, TABLE has its own set of nutritional guidelines!
For many children, being hungry is only a temporary feeling. When they are hungry, they simply open their refrigerator or look in the pantry to find something to eat and their hunger is alleviated. But, what happens when there isn’t anything fresh in the refrigerator or healthy in the pantry to satisfy those hunger pains?
Edna Lewis lived a long, beautiful life from April 1916 to February 2006. Her legacy still lives on today. Answers have been adapted from an article in The New York Times by Francis Lam entitled “Edna Lewis and the Black Roots of American Cooking.”
While most people consider collard greens to be a “southern” food, they are also a popular vegetable in other types of regional cooking. They can be combined with pasta for an Italian meal, included in a variety of Spanish soups, and have been used in African and Mexican sauce recipes.