Nourishing Networks Central (NNC) is the backbone organization that supports the development and sustainability of local nourishing networks. NNC offers a new approach to mobilize the passion and untapped resources of a community. To better understand local challenges, community members meet regularly to share their observations, needs, and existing projects around a shared purpose. The relationships developed within these networks lead to greater collaboration, the expansion of existing good work, innovative responses to unfilled gaps in need, and the increase in the number of caring people working together toward that shared purpose.
Nourishing Networks Central provides the infrastructure that allows local networks to stay active in finding and filling gaps in need. We do so through:
Welcome to the Nourishing Networks Grow-A-Ton-Of-Food Challenge, inspired by Falaah Jones and the Issaquah Nourishing Network who have done so themselves and have dared us to follow suit. Our communities are filled with empty lots of land, our backyards perhaps growing more food than we are capable of eating ourselves. As individuals or as groups, let’s donate the fresh food grown in our gardens to local efforts serving hunger: your local church, food bank, etc. Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Let’s start recording those pounds of food and watch the numbers grow!