INMED a Finalist for International Sustainability Prize

STERLING, VA (October 14, 2019): INMED Partnerships for Children has been selected as one of three finalists in the food category for the prestigious Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 for its international aquaponics program. This annual international prize rewards the achievements of those who are driving impactful, innovative, and inspiring sustainability solutions to address pressing international development challenges.

The food security challenge INMED addresses through aquaponics lies at the very heart of the organization’s mission to build pathways for vulnerable children, families, and communities to achieve well-being and self-reliance. “The stress of living in poverty and struggling daily to obtain enough food means that children in the low-resource communities INMED serves often do not get the nutrients they need to feed their growing bodies and brains, leading to high rates of malnutrition, developmental stunting and preventable disease,” notes INMED Founder and CEO Dr.… Read the rest...

Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that mindful eating includes reducing food waste? Here’s a great way to start. It’s a recipe for banana peel cake that our clever team at INMED Para Crianças shares with school food preparers.

Ingredients:

2 cups banana peel
1½ cups water
4 egg yolks
4 egg whites
2½ cups of sugar (less if desired)
3 cups wheat flour
5 tablespoons butter
2 tsp of baking powder
Powdered sugar

In a blender, puree the banana peels with 1½ cups of water. In a bowl, blend butter, sugar and egg yolks. Blend in the pureed banana peels. In a separate bowl, mix the dry ingredients.… Read the rest...