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When Grocery Stores are an Amenity

Have you ever considered having a grocery store nearby a luxury? Across the country approximately 23.5 million people live in food deserts, explained as “low-income census tract that is more than one mile away from a grocery store in urban areas, or more than 10 miles away from a grocery store in rural areas” (U.S. …

 
LWH co-founder, JP, facing front; wearing a black t-shirt that reads KALE and cradling the earth on his left shoulder

“PLANET-Based” Eating – Putting the Planet Behind What We Eat

If you’re living in the 21st century, or are health conscious, you most likely have heard of the term “plant-based”eating. This diet is centered around eating a combination of plants, nuts, seeds and grains to gain a completely balanced nutritional palette. While plant-based eating offers a healthy and more compassionate solution for those who choose …

 

Behind the LWH Logo and Mission

Our Logo and into the Core of our Mission Ahimsa The sanskrit word, Ahimsa, means to have reverence for all living things. Its core principle calls for the embracing of compassion and nonviolence by consciously not causing harm to any living being, with the understanding that the same divine energy comes back to us. Ahimsa …

 

Thanks – We Did It – We Made our Matching Goal!

Thanks to you, we met the Malcolm B. Bird Charitable Foundation fundraising challenge to earn our matching grant. This means we were able to almost double our $25,757.00 in donations to $50,757.00!  This money has now been set aside for our much needed property fund. Our Search for A Home During the fundraising campaign we’ve been busy …

 

John Pierre on Fueling Ourselves for Action and Compassion

Our founder John Pierre recently talked with Howard Jacobson, host of the popular Plant Yourself Podcast.  Howard is a researcher, speaker, educator, marketer and coach helping people make informed decisions about their lifestyle to support vibrant health and fitness. Howard Jacobson is the contributing author to several books on health and marketing. With T. Colin …