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Food, Finance, and Fitness Educational Series (Urban Farmer Edition)

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Online Health & Wellness Series focused on empowering underserved communities and farmers with free education and networking.

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Volunteer In Your Community Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nature based National non-profit. VIYC provides food, clothing, educational services, and much more. VIYC’s community health programs are designed to supply the growing need for people in the community to become healthy and self-sufficient.

Why are we doing this?

Now more than ever people want to know the following.Where does our food come from? How can I improve my personal health? How can I improve my current financial situation? VIYC wants to show you HOW TO GROW.

How?

VIYC is sending experts in the fields of health, nutrition, farming, and wellness to your area showing you how to eat healthy on a budget, how to grow your own food, physical wellness tips, and we are even giving away free healthy meals to people in need.

When?

Beginning in March we are putting seeds in the soil and boots on the ground. Our classes are fun, interactive, and accessible from the comfort of your own home. We are also interested in teaming with farmers who are accepting small socially distanced groups to learn on site with you.

This Program is Funded in Part by Healing Springs Farmacy, sponsors and supporters.

1. Healthy on A Budget- Learn ways to save on food, wellness, and everyday household items. Meet Your Farmer . 3/7/21 Tinece Holman-Payne AKA Earth Feathur will guide you on ways she uses a budget to save and apply her finances to assests such as land, businesses, and community.

2. Cooking with Kids- getting youth involved with the process of preparing easy healthy snacks and lunches. Appropriate for Ages 6 to 14. 3/27/21

3. Vegan Recipe & Raw Vegan Food Prep- learn techniques to create tasty recipes that are cruelty free and healthy. 4/11/21 Chef Shonda Caines of EBN's Vegan Cusine has some amazing tips and recipes!!! Get ready for a night of tastey sensation. Also joining is The Alkaline Healer of Perfect Purpose Cellular Foods with ways to create Alkaline meals that heal.

4. Health is Wealth- You are What You Eat- How what you eat affects Your Mood, Health, and Finances. Health is Wealth Discover How Nutritional Values and Food Labels should influence your purchase. 4/18/21

5. Collective Urban Farming- How To Join a Community Garden, Become a Farmer,Lease land, principles of permaculture, and SANKOFA. 5/9/21

Ways to manage and grow simple crops with groups and for causes.

6. Facts about Plants- Discover interesting facts about how plants can be used in therapeutic and healing ways. Focusing on 10 specific plants and how they grow. 5/29/21

7. Food Storage Techniques- Discover ways to preserve by jarring and canning your produce safely and efficiently. 6/12/21

8. Gentle Active Living & Making Light Refreshments- Restorative Yoga Chair Yoga Tai Chi and Self Care Class. Great for seniors and people with disabilities. Caregivers are encouraged and welcomed to join.Also learn simple snacks and techniques to keep hydrated and stay away from carbonated drinks and sugary snacks. Sunday 6/20/21

9. Family First- Healthy Eating and Active Living For Families With Children- ways to get the entire family involved. Youth activities youth gardening and kidz cafe class. We have Appropriate for youth ages 2 to 14. 7/11/21

10. Farm To Table Cooking Demo & Self Care Workshop Healthy Eating and Active Living What's on the Menu? Meal Planning Class ages 15 and up. INTERMEDIATE yoga Tai Chi and Self Care Class. 7/24/21

Where?

Online We wil send you a zoom link 2 days before each class.


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