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2022 Give One Grantee Profile: TasteWise Kids

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: TasteWise Kids

Tastewise Kids (TWK) is a Baltimore City based non-profit that teaches food literacy to kids through hands-on learning. Their mission is to inspire kids to explore and experience the world of food and its sources, with a goal of encouraging healthier eating habits and reducing obesity, diabetes, and other illnesses linked to poor nutrition.

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What's the Best Way to Eat Toasted Muesli?

What's the Best Way to Eat Toasted Muesli?

Our brand is known for our granola--it's right in our name, after all!--but our Toasted Muesli is quickly becoming a customer favorite, especially among those seeking a wholesome, low sugar option. Granola vs Muesli: What's the Difference? We bake our two varieties of Toasted Muesli with many of the same ingredients you love in our granola: Whole grain organic oats and coconut, dried fruit, plus a variety of nutritious seeds and nuts. And like all our products, our muesli is free of wheat, dairy, soy, eggs, peanuts and GMO ingredients. The biggest difference between granola and muesli is that while...

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2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Baltimore Hunger Project

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Baltimore Hunger Project

On Giving Tuesday, a group of 15 Michele’s Granola employees spent the morning volunteering with one of our Baltimore-based 2022 grantees, the Baltimore Hunger Project (BHP). We learned that more than 70% of Baltimore City students and nearly half of all Baltimore County students are considered food insecure. As one of our teammates said, “In a country so rich in resources, it is astonishing that so many don’t have enough to eat.” 

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2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Farm Alliance of Baltimore

2022 Give One Grantee Profile: Farm Alliance of Baltimore

The Farm Alliance of Baltimore (FAB) is a non-profit member-based organization of urban farms, community gardens and independent growers using connection, resource sharing and collective advocacy to help city residents grow food where they are to feed themselves and their communities. Co-Executive Director Mariya Strauss says they consider themselves “a home for anyone growing food, fiber or livestock in the city,” and over 45 farms, gardens and individual members have now taken up residence and benefit from its year-round programs and services. The FAB began to take shape in 2011 and has since been supporting urban food production by way...

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