Events & Classes

The Healing Power of Painting

Tuesdays, September 15 - October 13 
(No class September 22)

In this uplifting four-session course, you’ll experience art-making as a means to personal growth. Learn techniques of painting and drawing, and discover how the artistic process can be a lifelong tool for relieving stress, fostering resilience, and boosting your vitality. Learn more

Yummy Snacks for
Healthy, Happy Kids

Wednesday, September 16

Learn the secrets to inspiring healthy eating in kids, and find out how to make easy, nutrition-packed snacks your whole family will love. Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, of Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen will demonstrate recipes and explore strategies for getting children involved in a healthy eating lifestyle. Learn more

Gut Health and Why it Matters

Wednesday, October 7

In this free, illuminating wellness talk, Dr. Gerry Mulliin from Johns Hopkins Medicine will explore how the bacteria in our gut significantly influences our metabolism, appetite, mood, energy level, inflammation, and other bodily functions. Learn more

Going Gluten-Free
without Going Crazy

Wednesday, October 14

Learn the essentials for eliminating gluten from your diet from Rachel Druckenmillerof Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen, to make your transition to becoming gluten-free as easy as possible. You'll enjoy generous samples and take home the recipes in her guide to going gluten-free. Learn more

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A Summer of Empowerment for Baltimore Youth

Mission Thrive Summer kicked off its third year with twice as many participants as it had in year one. See what this summer's students are harvesting at Real Food Farm, whipping up in the kitchen, and learning about leadership. See highlights

Embrace Complexity to Solve Public Health Issues

VIDEO: Scholar Emeritus George Kaplan, PhD explains how computer simulations can help us untangle the complex network of factors that shape community health. Learn more



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

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Optimize Your Nutrition with Nourishing Traditions

Find out how ancient traditions practiced around the world--such as the consumption of bone broth--can help us age more gracefully, control our weight, and improve our digestion. Learn more


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