We believe that if we give a man a fish, he eats for a day.
If we teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.
Eat for Life" uses a garden as a classroom where students learn to grow food. The program offers youth an opportunity to learn life and vocational skills that can sustain families and help underserved "food deserts" thrive.
Students also learn how to exercise control over food choices and how food choices can affect heart disease, stroke, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and depression.
* Partnerships with local schools with culinary arts programs expands training to include preparation of tasty vegetable dishes. Youth & their families also learn how to take the lead in conducting a farmer's market to sell produce they have grown.
Our Mission: is to deliver access to healthy living, sustainability, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, for our youth. Which has improved their quality of life & opportunities for social advancement. To reduce crime and violence by fostering new life skills in Chicago inner-city neighborhoods.