Entries by anna

Summary of the Polish HEALTHNIC DIET Workshop

We are happy to announce that the HEALTHNIC DIET workshop that was organized in Poland was a complete success. Participants was eager to listen, learn and practice, as well as share, discuss and engage in all workshop activities. What happened during our sessions? The first session was about getting to know each other and learning […]

End of the Greek Healthnic Diet workshop

The Greek Healthnic workshop finished its sessions on Tuesday 4th December. The second part of the workshop was dedicated on the digital storytelling process. The participants with the help of their facilitators were divided in 3 groups and created 3 stories that reflect ideas from all the members of the groups and also one more […]

Fifth day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

28 November, Merseyside Refugee Support Network’s fifth and final Healthnic cooking session. Before embarking on cooking the dishes that participants planned at the last session, there was a discussion and activity which aimed to deepen and expand knowledge of the many ways to use herbs and spices in cooking. After researching herb and spice combinations […]

Fourth day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

21 November, Merseyside Refugee Support Network’s fourth session of the Healthnic workshop was jam-packed with activities, planning, reflection, learning and cooking with a focus on maintaining a healthier diet. So, to give energy levels a boost participants formed three groups (‘carrot and ginger’ – immunity boost, ‘beetroot and lemon’ – immunity boost and ‘kale and […]

Third day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

The third session 14 November introduced herbs and spices with a focus on culinary and medicinal uses. All together we talked about how we used herbs and spices. In three groups – Chives, Parsley and Coriander, our first activity matched a spice and herb with a description of its medicinal properties as its health benefits. […]

Second day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

November 7, we returned to the John Archer Hall kitchen for the second session of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop. This day focussed on using seasonal and local vegetables. Three groups were formed, each with diversity of participants, for an activity to identify which English vegetables were in season throughout the year. This exercise was enriched […]

First day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

It was the last day of October and the first day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop at the John Archer Hall based in the heart of the Toxteth community. Session one began with introductions and all together we shared with what we had for breakfast – tea and toast the most popular start to the […]

Closing of the cooking part of the Greek Healthnic workshop

The Vardakeios School started its local Healthnic workshop on the 16th of October and closed the cooking part of the seminar last Thursday, on the 15th of November. The participants of the workshop is a mixed group of 16 immigrants and local unemployed people consisted of people coming from Albania, Argentina, Egypt, Hungary, Poland, and […]