Awarded Grants

Tasterspace - Expanding Food Education Among School Aged Children

To pilot a nutrition education program to improve food literacy and fruit and vegetable consumption among 100 3rd-5th graders in El Paso, TX.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $98,290.00

Project Start Date: July 1, 2021

Project End Date: June 30, 2022

Grantee

Desert Spoon Food Hub

Contact: Ms. Adriana Clowe

E-mail: adrianac@desertspoonfoodhub.org
Phone: (915) 209-7631

Program Lead

Jana Renner

E-mail: jrenner@pdnfoundation.org
Phone: 915-218-2616


PDNHF Initiative: Healthy Eating

A high-quality diet with appropriate daily caloric intake provides essential nutrients, helps people maintain a healthy weight, and decreases their risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and cancer. Evidence associates healthy eating with better health outcomes; however, many people do not consume the daily recommended levels of nutritious foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that make up a healthy diet. The Health Foundation’s focus in the Healthy Eating initiative is educational programs, such as nutrition and cooking classes, that influence behavior in selecting, preparing, cooking, and eating healthy foods and policy and promotion activities that encourage healthy eating.

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Foundation Staff: Jana Renner

Healthy Eating


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