A collaborative initiative focused on food equity and nutrition education for local culture bearers.
Photos by Marc Pagani Photography
Launched in 2020, Makin’ Groceries provides weekly, home-delivered care packages of nutritious groceries, prepared meals, community health education materials, and lagniappe to over 100 elderly and medically vulnerable cultural elders and their families.
Led and produced by a network of local musicians, community health workers, volunteers, and local businesses the program is designed in collaboration with those served to show gratitude and admiration for their profound influence on our local culture.
What began during the pandemic as a means of working to ensure food security and help sustain culture bearers, has evolved to address gaps in food equity and nutrition education, while remaining a constant health resource.
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If you are interested in donating goods or services, please contact us at email@example.com or (504) 415-3514.
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Partnerships & Supporters
Special thanks to all individuals, organizations, and businesses that provide goods and services for Makin’ Groceries!
Jay and Miggy Monroe ~ Betsy Eberle Fifield ~ Professor Richard Rose
Ruth Lilly Philanthropic Foundation ~ Bentson Foundation ~ Cox Communications
Congregation of St. Joseph ~ Lutz Family Fund ~ Alexa Georges and Jerry Armatis
Grande Krewe ~ Trinity Loaves and Fishes ~ Krewe of House Floats ~ The Howlin’ Wolf
Crescent City Classic’s Mardi Gras Parade-a-Thon ~ ABS Production Services ~ The Barman’s Fund
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Summer Squash & Apple Salad
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Frida Kahlo’s Garden Egg Nests
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Vegetable Rice Pilaf
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