Groceryships and Netiya

The Trellis Project will make LA the healthiest place to live by creating church hubs that offer community building, nutrition education and kitchen gardens in low-income communities most in need.


4 Submitted Ideas

  • LIVE ·2016 Grants Challenge

    The Trellis Project: Growing health through gardening, nutritional support, and food access

    Combining nutrition education and communal gardening to provide good food, a supportive community and water-wise, food productive landscapes at churches in underserved LA communities.

  • LIVE ·2015 Grants Challenge

    Comprehensive Nutrition Education Programs

    Groceryships pilot programs achieved profound physical and emotional health results for the low-income families struggling with diabetes and obesity. Now, with a recently opened community center, Groceryships wants to dramatically expand the number of programs we can offer to families. The $100,000 grant would provide six months of weekly nutrition education classes and free access to healthy produce for 300 families living in South LA.

  • LIVE ·2014 Grants Challenge

    Open Grove

    Open Grove harnesses the institutional power of congregations by repurposing fallow land into orchards.

  • LIVE ·2014 Grants Challenge

    Groceryships (Scholarships for Groceries)--Changing the Food System One Family at a Time

    A Groceryships group in every community, so everyone who wants to get healthy amidst a toxic food environment has a place to turn for help.