Health from the Soil Up Learning Lab
A hands-on, farm-based learning lab to build a bridge between health professionals and agricultural professionals.
Partners: The Globetrotter Foundation, #NoRegrets Initiative, Lydia B. Stokes Foundation, and TomKat Educational Foundation.
Outcomes: Integrated soil-to-body curriculum intended to engage health professionals with the food system and encourage soil health advocacy.
Health and Agriculture Colloquium
A first-ever transdisciplinary research and practice meeting at University of California Berkeley.
Partners: The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at University of California Berkeley and the Western Center for Agriculture at University of California Davis.
Outcomes: Conference proceedings and several new transdisciplinary research collaborations.
in Search of Balance
A documentary on health and soil.
Partner: Pioneer Films
Outcomes: Feature length documentary on Amazon about the links between soil health and human health.
Park Prescription Project
An effort to connect parks and health commissioned by the National Parks Service Healthy Parks, Healthy People Initiative. Partners: The Institute of the Golden Gate and Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign
Outcomes: National Park Prescription Initiative, Opinion Piece Washington Post, White House Listening Session on Parks and Health. Inspired randomized controlled trials on Park Prescriptions
Community-Centered Health Home Initiative
Building linkages among health centers, parks and the food system, and assisted in research and story-telling.
Partners: Prevention Institute and Louisiana Public Health Institute.
Outcomes: Popular press article and a peer-reviewed research report. The Texas Episcopal Health Foundation adopted Community Centered Health Homes State-wide.