The NOW program is a one year healthy lifestyle change program that includes free whole food plant based food options and required healthy lifestyle education classes. The goal of the program is to equip 90 underserved adults with the tools to self-manage their chronic disease. The food supplement is 3-5 days worth of food for one individual. The participants participate at an assigned NOW site. To participate, a referral must be sent to Access of West Michigan from your healthcare provider.

CRITERIA

Must be diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, or Chronic Renal Disease. Must be at least 18 years of age.

NOW PROGRAM SITES

PLANT BASED WHOLE FOOD RESOURCES

Check out some of our favorite resources for helpful information, recipes, meal planning, and more!
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
NutritionFacts.org
Forks Over Knives
Brenda Davis, RD
For more information on the NOW Program contact now@accessofwestmichigan.org.