‘Food is Medicine’ program delivers boxes of nutritious food to people living with chronic health conditions


INDIANAPOLIS – Healthy food right to your doorstep. That’s the mission of a program in Marion County that’s helping people who lack access to nutritious food and who suffer from chronic health conditions.

“Some individuals receive boxes weekly from us and they really look forward to seeing the Gleaners driver come deliver that food to the door,” said Sarah Wilson, the Nutrition Manager for Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.

It’s part of the Food is Medicine program, a partnership with Eskenazi Health, Gleaners Food Bank and Anthem Foundation. Through January, they hope to serve more than 2,000 food boxes, giving families one less worry on their plate.

“We understand that a lot of our neighbors aren’t just dealing with a lack of nutritious

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10 of the best food podcasts if you love to cook

A good food podcast can feel like a sous chef by your side, ready to help in the kitchen or keep you entertained during a long commute.

We’ve rounded up the 10 best podcasts to listen to if you love cooking. One list could never possibly capture the full breadth of the food podcast genre, so take this with… a grain of salt. But what you’ll find here are shows selected for their capacity to inform, inspire, and challenge.

Starting out as a public radio program all the way back in 1997, The Splendid Table is the OG of food podcasts. Every week, host Francis Lam digs into the topic of food as it intersects with culture, sustainability, history, and pretty much anything else.

Explore the intersection of food and everything else with Francis Lam

Explore the intersection of food and everything else with Francis Lam
Credit: the splendid table

Co-hosts Hrishikesh Hirway and Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid,

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