Agriculture broadly defined for a diversity of foodways to include farmers, seed savers, gardeners, fishers, foragers, ranchers, subsistence hunters, wildcrafters, pastoralists, forest producers, and more.
Medicine broadly defined for a diversity of healthways to include all those involved in health and healing.
Join us in growing a global network of farmers, seed savers, gardeners, fishers, foragers, ranchers, healers, subsistence hunters, healthcare providers, hospitals, clinics, educators, researchers, activists, schools, academic centers, students, wild-crafters, cooks, consumers, pastoralists, forest producers, and more united in a vision of food sovereignty and health justice for all. Our intent is to build bridges, advance conversations, strengthen engagement, highlight community-led initiatives, amplify efforts and inspire collaborative action to energize a more equitable and inclusive food as medicine global movement.
The idea of food as medicine makes sense to many working in health care and food production. More and more, nutrition is centered in health professional training, patient care, and conversations around farming, fishing, ranching, and other foodways. However, people across many communities who want to eat well cannot access healthy or even enough food. Many of those producing and providing our food and health care navigate a multitude of inequities.
Connection: We offer an interactive ad-free Online Community Site for our Food as Medicine Global members to connect with each other and to access up to date news and information in the intersections of food, health, community, social justice, and planetary wellbeing.
Annual Global Conference: Our Annual Global Conference provides quality education and community building opportunities. Members receive a registration discount.
Collaborative Community: You will be part of an organization that has adopted collaborative practices to guide us in creating a thriving community for members and staff.
Interactive Food Experiences: With farmers, seed savers, gardeners, fishers, foragers, ranchers, subsistence hunters, wildcrafters, pastoralists, forest producers, gardeners, culinary medicine practitioners, nutritionists, traditional food chefs, and more.
Free Informational Services: You have the opportunity to stay up to date on current issues through our website, community site, and email updates.Read more
Food as Medicine Global logo design by Cassandra Lee Houston.
Photos by Anda Ambrosini, Melanie Anderson, David Clode, Chantal Garnier, Gabriel Jimenez, Taylor Kiser, Brook Lark, Nadine Primeau, Andrew Ridley, Joanie Simon, Markus Spiske, Marek Studzinski, and Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash.