Woh! It's been 7 years - RootDown LA!

When we created this account, we were running sporadic cooking/nutrition classes in South Los Angeles on a shoe-string budget. Today, 2 multi-year federal and numerous foundation grants later, we're working in partnership with other South LA non-profits and…Read More

RootDown LA's Training Program hits the road!

Who better to get kids to eat their veggies than other kids? It was AWEsome this spring, to take our Jefferson High School Youth Leaders on the road to run RootDown LA's Youth Leader Training program for OTHER kids in the South LA community. Both USC's MYLA…Read More

Happy MLK Day and some Good News for RootDown LA!

Hi Everyone, If you are also in LA, we hope you are staying dry as the streets are running rivers this MLK day. Last week we made some soul food with our students at Jefferson High, in honor of MLK day. We talked about non-violent protest and agreed that we…Read More

We need your sandwich making skills!

Hi all, If you are able to volunteer your sandwich making skills on any of the following Fridays, Sept 25th, Oct 2 or Oct 9 at Will Rogers State Park, it will be MUCH appreciated. Particularly this first week, when Katy is out of town, I would LOVE to have…Read More

Check out RootDown LA emerging chefs in action!

Please visit the blog to see how the youth at Manual Arts captured on film, our recent visit to health teacher, Vanya Hollis' amazing class! http://www.rootdownla.org

RootDown LA is awarded $25,000 from Annenberg!

Even more reasons to celebrate at our "Not-Quite-a-Fundraiser" on April 18th in LA: "What will you bring to the table" @ Jennie Cooks Catering 3048 Fletcher Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90065 7pm

You're invited - RootDown LA's Not-Quite-a-Fundraiser

RootDown LA: youth food community health What will you bring to the table? Join us for an evening of great food and shared ideas! RootDown LA’s “Not-Quite-a-Fundraiser” Saturday April 18th, 7pm Where: Jennie Cooks Catering 3048 Fletcher Avenue Los Angeles,…Read More
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