Events & Classes

Making Local, Sustainable
Food an Affordable Part
of Your Life

Thursday, April 23

Discover how you can improve the quality—and lower the environmental impact—of the food you eat without spending significantly more than you do you now during this presentation for Baltimore Green Week. Learn more

Eco-Healthy Skin Care

Saturday, April 25

Learn how to avoid toxins and select safe skin care products. You'll have the opportunity to make your own natural moisturizer and body scrub during this illuminating workshop for Baltimore Green Week. Learn more

Yoga as Medicine:
Yoga to Break Free from Pain

Thursday, April 30

Experience yoga to address the unique abilities and limitations of people suffering from pain. You'll discover postures, breathwork, chanting, and meditation, creating an opportunity to reduce stress and increase pain tolerance. Learn more

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New Program Removes Barriers to Healthy Cooking

Our newest community program, Five Times a Feast, shows participants how to prepare healthy home-cooked meals efficiently and affordably. Learn more

Institute Scholar wins NASA Innovation Award

Institute Scholar George Brainard was awarded for his innovative work on new, adjustable L.E.D. lights to help astronauts sleep and preform better in space. Learn more



Sharing Our Mission Thrive Model Nationally

In a workshop led by the Institute's Brandin Bowden, educators and community leaders from across the country learned how we're preparing urban teens to lead healthy lives. Learn more

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Standing up to the Harms
of Sitting

A slew of recent studies have concluded that sitting for hours at a time increases our mortality, even if we exercise. Our Staff Wellness Challenge aim to combat the problem. Learn more


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