Nourishing News

It is Mindful Monday again and I am excited to share with you a fantastic tool for helping you stay grounded when feeling anxious, panicked, or overwhelmed – Take 5! This powerful grounding technique uses all 5 of your senses to keep you present in your body in any current moment. Because it forces you […]

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This week we launched our Fall session of in person classes for both Jr Chef and Growing Healthy Kids. While the learning around the recipes was different, both classes made Gluten Free Apple Pie Crepes; because who doesn’t love apple pie and crepes? It IS apple season! This recipe is great for both a luxurious […]

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We are excited to introduce Bella and Kenya, two From The Ground UP alumni, to the world! These two young women have taken the lead on a variety of community projects that have inspired many adults and young people alike. They are now taking over to host the Radicle Thursdays in order continue the work […]

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Sadly, garden season is coming to a close here in New England. But there is still time to do some seed saving in anticipation of next year’s garden. Seed saving is an important skill for food sovereignty and self reliance. You don’t need any tools other than envelopes, a pen, and a cool, dry place […]

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Thank you to everyone that reached out to me with their ideas for this Talk to Me Tuesday! There were lots of great ideas, but the one that I heard most often was relating to nutrition, specifically how to deal with stress induced food cravings and stay healthy during a global pandemic. Let’s face it, […]

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I know what you’re thinking; “Are you really spending an entire Mindful Monday telling me to ‘just breathe’?” Yup! I am. But stick with me, because I had the same thoughts. I was reflecting on what my absolute key tools are for my mindfulness practice as the place to start to help you build a […]

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Welcome to our very first Foodie Friday! Woohooo!! TGIF! Can’t think of a better way to celebrate Friday than with an awesome meal. When I think of my favorite meals, Thai Sweet Potato Soup always comes out on top. So I wanted to kick it off by sharing one of my favorites, which also happens […]

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RADICLE: the part of a plant embryo that develops into the primary root. Nourish My Soul is most proud of it’s RADICLE youth! We believe in the power of our youth. While most adults tend to view their relationship with young people as the younger person needing their wisdom and feel a need to take […]

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Seed and Weed Wednesdays will be filled with practical tips for anything gardening related. We hope it will become an exchange of ideas and shared learning through triumphs and failures. I decided to kick off the Seed and Weed Wednesdays with herb preservation, since we are coming into the end of the outdoor growing season. […]

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Things have been challenging for us all. One of the biggest challenges I have faced is how to fill my need for meaningful group conversations with powerful exchanges of ideas. This is something that really nourishes my soul. Like food nourishes a body, conversations and connections nourish a mind. I heard from so many others […]

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This year has brought many changes, challenges, & opportunities for growth to Nourish My Soul – and each of us as individuals as well.We have taken our time to stop and listen to our community and search for the ways that Nourish My Soul can best creatively meet those expressed needs. Over and over again […]

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“If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” ~Maya Angelou We teach young people to be resilient, creative in their thinking, and open to new ideas that will bring positive changes to themselves and their community. That is the culture of Nourish My Soul. We thought we were living our mission. Like all of you, […]

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                                                                Recipes From The NEW YEAR, NO WASTE COMMUNITY DINNER                                                                                                Vegan Curried Veggie Pot Pie (This is a long time Jr Chef FAVORITE recipe that we altered to make similar to a Shepherd’s […]

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Are you looking for something long lasting, fun, and unique to give to a loved one this year? Consider a Gift Certificate for Jr Chef (ages 10-13) or Growing Healthy Kids (ages 6-9). Classes are hands on fun that provide life skills, promote good health, and focus on giving back to the community. Gift Certificates […]

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  Hard to believe the holiday season is upon us already! We took some time to reflect on our amazing growth and accomplishments of 2016, we have built such strong, healthy communities around real foods and are looking forward to so many more exciting projects in 2017. None of what we do would be possible without the […]

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“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ― Ani DiFranco On Friday, November 4th Nourish My Soul held a gathering with community stakeholders to brainstorm how we can build healthier, sustainable communities together. It was done, of course, around a dinner table at a […]

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Life has been so busy, I haven’t had time to post anything in quite some time…All that seemed to come to a halt last night and I found myself swirling in a space where time has slowed. I entered this space after first recovering from an intense blow to my stomach that knocked the wind out […]

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  As I, like many others right now, work to process the horrors we have witnessed this week, I wanted to share a poem that I wrote. It was my way of trying to work through the impulse to give up. Please let me know what your thoughts are and how you are working through […]

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Adventure. This is what I thrive on. Not in the adrenaline seeking way, but rather in newness, exploration, and discovery. I have been told it is a trait of being a Sagittarius, but I think it has more to do with my connection to the world around me. All of my children have a piece […]

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