Nourish Boston at the Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market

The Dorchester Winter Farmer’s Market is now in full swing for 2014, and Nourish Boston was happy to attend the second Sunday of the season this past weekend.  It was wonderful to meet members of the community and talk about (and taste) healthy, delicious food! The market offers a great mix of local and organic produce stands […]

Free Saturday classes begin today!

Nourish Boston is excited to be a part of the Dorchester Community Food Co-op’s free education program, which kicks off today, Saturday September 21st! The classes this weekend have a fitness focus, and our friends at Earthseed Yoga will begin with an outdoor hatha yoga class starting at 11 AM. All levels are welcome. Next […]

Food Revolution Day: Cook it. Share it. Live it.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrity chef known for his creative, Italian-inspired dishes and emphasis on fresh, basic ingredients.  But Oliver’s vision and passion for cooking extends beyond his cookbooks and episodes of Jamie at Home or The Naked Chef on the Food Network.  In 2010, he founded the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (JOFF), a non-profit […]

Making the Work Day Healthy

Many of us spend our days seated at computer screens from 9 – 5 working hard mentally, of course, but leaving our bodies idle. Add to that a traditional cubicle office arrangement, and we are also hidden from the sun. A recent study released last year by the University of Leicester and Loughborough University confirmed […]

TED Talk Collection

Looking for inspiration and new ideas?  TED is a great place to start.  TED is a nonprofit that brings people from the Technology, Entertainment, and Design realms together to speak, present, and share idea.  Experts, authors, scientists, and artists present their passions at conferences and events every year around the world, but TED also shares […]

Allston’s Green District: Sustainable City Living

Living in a city can be great way to incorporate environmentally friendly activities into your daily life and reduce your carbon footprint. Most cities have great public transportation options and walkable neighborhoods, a plethora of farmer’s markets year-round, and streamlined recycling pick up programs. But while renting an apartment in an antique Boston brownstone may […]

Are Children Getting Enough Exercise?

NPR is currently reporting the results of a recent poll conducted in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health in a series called On the Run: How Families Struggle to Eat Well and Exercise. The survey focuses on the childhood obesity epidemic and the combination of factors determined […]