Cooking classes with an emphasis on simple, accessible, nourishing recipes.
Gardening curriculum covering raised beds and hydroponic towers.
Diversified + holistic wellness curriculum
AKASA is a needs-based community based program, that provides a framework in which students, families and their communities can thrive through a holistic lifestyle.
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Our program focuses on five principle areas of overall wellness:
Teaches the principles of sustainability, seasonality and environmental justice by building school gardens with hydroponics & raised beds, utilizing the garden for recipe development and providing recipes that are seasonal, nourishing and delicious.
Facilitates nutritional education through the lens of diabetes prevention.
Lays a foundation for concepts around mind-body awareness
Emphasizes the importance of nourishment and process of cooking and gardening
Addresses the entire family unit and educates both parents and students to encourage the incorporation of wellness practice beyond the classroom and into the home.
Curious out to get involved with Akasa? Here are some things you could do to support us…
Akasa is still a young organization so please continue to share our mission and vision with your community.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the work we do in Los Angeles.
OFFER YOUR PASSION AND SKILL SET
In addition to classroom volunteers, we welcome professionals to share their talents.
If donating dollars is your thing, make a contribution.
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Our Instagram handle is @akasa.community