January 25, 2022
We are looking forward to all of the great achievements we are planning for the new year in 2022 with the invaluable help of our dedicated and loyal partners and supporters. We can't do it without you! We hope you enjoy these latest program updates from the Marion Institute.
December 20, 2021
At the Marion Institute, we take a systems-theory approach to achievement using grassroots action to make our local communities better, healthier, and more equitable places to live. In this December's newsletter, we outline some of the many accomplishments that each of our dedicated programs have been able to achieve during another challenging year.
November 23, 2021
In this November's newsletter, we debut our #GivingTuesday campaign with benefit going toward the Mary Shands Scholarship Fund. The fund is used to help those seeking financial help in pursuing biological medicine therapies. It's Native American Heritage Month and Grow Education explores Wampanoag history thru lessons and talks and the Southcoast Food Policy Council weighs in on Land Acknowledgements in the Food System.
November 5, 2021
October's newsletter features a wealth of information all about food and our relationship to it. It highlights the release of the 2021 Food System Assessment Report that was years in the making. There's also a link to the video presentation from the virtual Food Summit where the report was featured thru UMass Dartmouth and Senator Montigny's office. A number of key panelists also joined the call. Plus more information on the BioMed for Practitioner's Certification Course Series that launched this fall with Dr. Dickson Thom, ND, DDS.
September 23, 2021
September's newsletter features a short video of our Executive Director, Liz Wiley, after being presented with the Community Partner Award from the United Way of Greater New Bedford (UWGNB). The Marion Institute received the award for our work focusing on promoting health equity, advocating for food justice, and building resilient communities during this challenging past year. There's also a ton of new information on the BioMed for Practitioner's Certification Course Series that we are launching this fall with Dr. Dickson Thom, ND, DDS. Enjoy!
August 26, 2021
August's newsletter highlights our FY'20 Annual Report with a link to view and download a copy. Here you will find a comprehensive look at all we were able to accomplish during this difficult and challenging year. Also, check out the new cohort of New Bedford teachers taking part in Grow Education's 2nd annual Professional Development Day at Round the Bend Farm!
August 11, 2021
It's great to be back! We hosted our first in-person event in well over a year in Providence, RI for our BioMed Programs; Find out the benefits of Intravenous (IV) therapy as a way to deliver nutrients to the body; and answer the call to become a "Food Citizen"!
August 10, 2021
We're moving forward with the Southcoast Food Policy Council - the newest emergency food partnership on the Southcoast; June was the month for planting at New Bedford's Public elementary schools in Grow Education; and in the BioBlog: Understanding Histamine Intolerance.