Upcoming Events

The Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition is excited to announce "Celebrating Indigenous Women Chefs".  This first of its kind webinar series highlights the culinary expertise of Indigenous women through seven LIVE cooking demonstrations. Join us each month as the featured guest chefs share their skills, knowledge, wisdom, and recipes. Learn more and register on the events page!

Native American Nutrition Conference

Fifth Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition has been postponed

Learn more at seedsofnativehealth.org/conference

Videos from our recent conference now available!

Cooking for Wellness

Cooking for Wellness instructor Robin Schow cooking with student

Cooking for Wellness is offering a series of LIVE cooking webinars that will feature practical and "seasoned" advice for planning and cooking simple, seasonal, healthful foods that support wellbeing during this time of physical distancing. Our partnership with the University Wellbeing Program provides UPlan employees with an opportunity to earn 50 Wellbeing Points per webinar attended (up to 300 Wellbeing Points). These classes are open to anyone (no University affiliation necessary). 

Cooking for Wellness in-person classes have been suspended until further notice. We hope to resume classes in Fall 2021 - Stay tuned.
Read more about our in-person Cooking for Wellness classes: 2-Hour Basics and Getting Creative

Grant Programs

Grant Programs

HFHL funds new, interdisciplinary research projects that address community-identified priorities and affect systemic change in the realm of food, agriculture, and health.

Stay Connected

Students at Food Day

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute regularly sends out announcements via two e-mail lists:

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Announcements pertain to our grant programs, educational programming, and Institute or partner special events and opportunities related to food, agriculture and/or health.