Apr 20

National Minority Health Month

April- National Minority Health Month At the Healing Garden, we remain committed to removing barriers to access our cancer support services and pledge to actively increase our understanding and actions as they relate to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read more about the Healing Garden’s commitment to ensure we are accountable... read more →
Mar 18

Feeding Your Soul

Feeding Your Soul By Chef Amy Noordzij Every year during the month of March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes National Nutrition Month to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating. When I teach “Cooking with Amy” nutrition classes at the Healing Garden,... read more →
Feb 27
Entrance to cancer therapy center

Navigating Cancer in COVID-19 times

For cancer patients, it's been a scary and lonely year navigating COVID-19   Check out this video segment to learn more.   Last week, we were able to share how our continuum of services, programming, and support has served as a lifeline for our clients during the pandemic. National Correspondent Chris... read more →
Feb 22

Healthy eating with a little help from our friends

Since 2016, the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden Cancer Support Center has partnered with Community Harvest Project, a non-profit farm that engages volunteers to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for those experiencing hunger. With locations in Harvard and Grafton, Community Harvest Project volunteer farming programs and community partnerships bring thousands of... read more →
Oct 05
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Aug 31

QuaranTEAM 2020 Virtual Sessions

Sharing a few laughs, some inspiration, and a lot of love! Although QuaranTEAM 2020 is a virtual event this year, we want to provide you the best experience as you prepare for the event in October. We may be walking/biking/hiking alone, but hope you feel the love, knowing that many... read more →
Aug 11

LiveWell Program

Through the generous funding from CHNA15, the Community Health Network #15, under the discretion of Emerson Hospital, the Healing Garden is excited to introduce our  LiveWell for Cancer Survivorship Program.  The LiveWell program is designed to improve the well-being of cancer patients through a group-based healthy eating program that provides... read more →
Aug 15

Immune-Boosting Summer Recipes

  by Amy Noordzij, Chef, Personal Chef to individuals in cancer treatment As a Chef I strive to support clients' unique needs through highly personalized meals comprised of whole, real foods that are local, seasonal and organic whenever possible. We have heard the term “eating the rainbow”; starting with color... read more →
Jul 15

Guilt-Free Self Care During Cancer Treatment

Guilt-Free Self-Care: Making YOU a Priority during Cancer by Healing Garden Staff   “It’s cancer” is something you never want to hear.  For some, it comes along on top of life challenges like unemployment, single parenting, and financial instability.  Not only does it take a toll on your body, it... read more →