|FFT Elects Two New Board Members|
Food For Thought is pleased to announce the addition of John Andrew Wesley, M.D., and Estelle H. Rogers to its Board of Directors.
“Our board plays an important role in helping the agency provide food and nutrition services to people living with HIV, COVID-19 and other serious illnesses,” said Ron Karp, executive director of Food For Thought. “John Andrew and Estelle, who have both served as volunteers, have long been advocates for underserved communities in Sonoma County. Estelle, an accomplished attorney, has a keen mind and outstanding interpersonal skills and John Andrew has a medical background and extensive experience working with people living with HIV through his work with both Face to Face and Santa Rosa Community Health. We look forward to incorporating their insights into our client programs and are excited to have their help in raising Food For Thought’s visibility in the community.”
Click here to learn more about John Andrew and Estelle and FFT’s other board members.
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|FFT’s Wellness Month Events in Coming in April!Join FFT’s Fundraising Team Today!|
FFT invites you to get moving while helping us provide nutritious food for our neighbors living with serious illnesses! This fun and engaging virtual fundraiser challenges you to get up go and do something active that you enjoy! Walking, running, hiking, cycling, skating or even swimming – you choose! Then ask your friends and family to donate to FFT in support of your fundraising effort. Simply click here to become a fundraiser.Healthy Greens Online Cooking Class
Join FFT’s Registered Dietitian Nina Redman and Chef Ruth Lefkowitz for an online cooking demonstration on Wednesday, April 7th at 2 p.m.
Our culinary team will be preparing a spring herb soup and a chicken, avocado and grapefruit salad. These recipes feature a variety of spring greens that you can mix and match.
To sign up, please email KathleenH@FFTfoodbank.org. A Zoom link and the recipes will be sent to you prior to the class. A suggested donation of $25 is requested. To donate, please click here.
|Yoga at DeLoach Winery|
Join local yoga teacher Kelliann Reginato for a 75-minute class at picturesque DeLoach Vineyards on April 11th to benefit Food For Thought!
Class will be multi-level and COVID-19 safety protocols will be in enforced. Standard ticket price is $30, with option to donate more if desired.
|DeLoach will be offering two-for-one tastings to all participants, with proceeds for wine purchases donated to Food For Thought as well! Click here to register.|
|FFT’s Plant Start Sale|
Get ready to plant your 2021 garden at Food For Thought’s Wellness Month Plant Sale! Buy starts of diverse organic heirloom vegetable varieties, flowers and native plants.
The sale runs during the weekend of April 24-25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Food For Thought parking lot at 6550 Railroad Ave. in Forestville. Support a great cause and take home some special plants!
All proceeds benefit Food For Thought, serving thousands of Sonoma County residents living with serious illnesses with healthy food.
|Spicy Chard Soup|
Enjoy a delicious bowl of Spicy Chard Soup this St. Patrick’s Day!
This savory soup is a great way to get some nutritious leafy greens into your diet. It includes crushed caraway and cumin seeds and is accented by harissa or the hot sauce of your choice. Click here for the recipe.