Did you know?
the number of people in Montgomery County Food Insecure (Feed America)
The number of households that are food insecure with at least one person working adult (Feed America)
Garden of Health has supplied over 140,000 lbs. of fresh produce to food pantries and senior centers from 2016-2018 and going strong!
The Garden of Health plants and educates low income communities in 25 community gardens and coming in 2019 our 1 acre Garden!
The Garden of Health serves 6 low income Senior Centers
The Garden of Health currently supplies 20 food pantries with allergen free foods.
Manna on Main Street God's Treasure House
Keystone Opportunity Center Pennridge Fish
Shepherd Shelf Emmunual Church (Hatfield)
Lamb Foundation Bryn Mawr
Salvation Army Daily Bread
Sandy Hill Outreach House
Open Link Catholic Charities
Patrician Society Narberth and Bristol Borough
Bucks County Housing Authority (3 locations Doylestown, Langhorne and Milford
SEVEN PERCENT OF THE POPULATION HAVE TO BE GLUTEN FREE (CELIAC (1%) AND NON-CELIAC GLUTEN SENSITIVITY(6%)).
IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 83% OF AMERICANS WITH CELIAC DISEASE ARE UNDIAGNOSED. (THESE FACTS CAME FROM BEYOND CELIAC WEBSITE.)
TYPE 1 DIABETES EFFECTS 3 MILLION PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY 6% OF THOSE ALSO HAVE CELIAC DISEASE, (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MEDICINE)! ACCORDING TO THE CDC 9% OF THE US POPULATION HAS DIABETES.
HEART DISEASE IS THE NUMBER 1 KILLER IN THE US AND ACCORDING TO THE CDC ALMOST 12% OF THE US POPULATION ARE DIAGNOSED WITH HEART DISEASE. ABOUT 4% OF OUR POPULATION SUFFERS FROM FOOD ALLERGIES ACCORDING THE WEBMD'S (HTTP://WB.MD/2S7O31Z).
ACCORDING TO FARE THERE ARE ROUGHLY TWO KIDS IN EVERY CLASSROOM WITH FOOD ALLERGIES (HTTPS://WWW.FOODALLERGY.ORG/FACTS-AND-STATS)!