Posts Tagged: community



Our mission is to promote the connection between cultural heritage, food, and a healthy community. We rely on a three-part strategy to instill 12 core values in vulnerable families: Culture, Cuisine, Community. SANDE’s three-part strategy responds to the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiatives for Faith and Community-Based Organizations, which seek to reduce childhood obesity in… Read more »



Toni is an award-winning food and nutrition journalist using cultural heritage and cooking for social change. In an era when kitchen competency is defined by celebrity chefs on television and the internet, Toni is sharing the real-life stories of this country’s invisible African American cooks through her rare book collection, cooking classes, talks and presentations…. Read more »

Let’s Move Faith and Communities Convening at the White House

Toni recently attended a Let’s Move Faith and Communities convening at the White House, which celebrated the three-year anniversary of the First Lady’s initiative to eliminate childhood obesity in a generation, and included inspirational remarks by Michelle Obama. The intimate, half-day convening brought together key faith-based and community leaders from around the country, senior White… Read more »