Meredith’s food and nutrition program offers numerous and varied community engagement opportunities. Recent examples of such opportunities completed by Meredith students include:

  • Interfaith Food Shuttle – Students taught “Cooking Matters” and “Backpack Buddies”
  • Urban Ministries – Students developed nutrition education for diabetic clinic clients in both English and Spanish
  • Eat Smart Move More NC – Students instituted ESMMNC programs through developing a campus walking map, promoting community supported agriculture (CSA) on campus, researching the feasibility of a dedicated on-campus lactation space, and creating healthier catering options
  • Poe Center – Students worked on nutrition education programs for school-age children to older adults
  • Meals on Wheels of Wake County – Students delivered meals to home-bound senior citizens
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program – Students developed nutrition education curriculum materials for a variety of populations
  • Dickson Foundation Community Garden – Students worked in our on-campus community garden and provided food to the campus community while learning about sustainable agricultural practices
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Contact Information
Dr. Lanae Hood
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Food and Nutrition
120 Martin Hall
(919) 760-8079
klball@meredith.edu

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