Re-Connecting With A Healthy Lifestyle: Traditional foods

This series was produced with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism and the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism in collaboration with National Native News.

Other stories in the series include:

NMiF examines how Native Americans use online tools to improve health

Water first to help reduce disease

Health and wellness: the indigenous way

Native comedian says exercise helps him both physically and mentally

Native health advocate creates ways to promote wellness

Re-connecting with a healthy lifestyle: Diet and exercise

In the final installment of our series “Re-connecting with a Healthy Lifestyle,” Antonia Gonzales and Sarah Gustavus examine the role of farming and traditional foods in increasing access to fresh produce in Native American communities. They visit the Pueblo of Tesuque in New Mexico and a community garden in Phoenix that’s run by the Native Health clinic.

[This story was originally published by New Mexico PBS.]