February 23, 2021
The Marion Institute's Southcoast Food Policy Council has collaborated with the Shah Family Foundation and the Greater Boston YMCA to expand a local free meal distribution program designed to combat childhood food insecurity in Wareham, the Tri-Town and surrounding communities. Click to read more.
February 22, 2021
In celebration of Black History Month 2021, we would like to feature the unique story of Cape Verdean cranberry boggers here in Southeastern Massachusetts. The information used in this highlight was taken from an episode of Mosaic of the Public’s Radio.
February 2, 2021
We are all on a health journey. While there are moments when we may know the exact steps to take to improve our overall health, much of the time, that journey is an ongoing process of learning and action. Often, the most relevant question is: What next? Register for the March 2nd BioBites and find out...
January 5, 2021
Sleep is not a luxury; it’s a basic requirement for health and well-being. Get more information on its restorative powers and the effect it has on your health. Join us Tuesday, February 2nd at noon...
December 14, 2020
Do you feel like stress and anxiety are holding you back? Free yourself and improve your health. Join us Tuesday, January 5th at 12:00 EST...
November 18, 2020
January will be here in a blink, and with it, the season of fresh intentions and habits for healthy lifestyles. It’s a great time to start thinking about what’s on your list. Join us on December 1 for a presentation and discussion on detoxification, featuring Dr. Dick Thom, renowned naturopathic practitioner.
November 16, 2020
Resources and Recordings from the BioBites Educational Series. BioBites presents key topics in holistic health care, such as detoxing the body, hormone health and biological dentistry, in brief "bite-sized" presentations given by biological medicine practitioners and some of the foremost experts in biological medicine today.
October 26, 2020
What’s your immune-supporting routine as the colder weather approaches? Join us on November 10 for a presentation and discussion on immune boosting, featuring Dr. Dick Thom, renowned naturopathic practitioner.
October 22, 2020
In Wareham, the Marion Institute recently partnered with the Gleason Family YMCA which serves as a distribution site, and has now teamed up with Jowaun Gamble, the founder of Community Youth Empowerment, to hand out 20 pound boxes of fresh produce at the Wareham Boys and Girls Club each Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
October 13, 2020
Getting good food to those in need is a constant challenge in the local food movement. Enter COVID-19 and those hurdles have multiplied. Click to read how the Marion Institute established an inroad to communities in need of a meal and restaurants in need of eaters.
August 17, 2020
A group called Tri-Town Learning Community (TLC) has formed to estimate and potentially try to address the dilemma that working parents will face when the academic year starts and their children are at school only some of the time. TLC founder and Marion resident Terri Lerman enlisted the assistance of Georgia McDonald and Jennifer Dubois to connect with local non-profit organizations that might be able to help. On Monday, Lerman reported having spoken with Liz Wiley, executive director of the holistically focused Marion Institute. Lerman is educating herself as fast as she can on how to apply for grant funding.