Growing HOPE for Cancer Survivors

cancer survivors growing vegetables

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has recognized Food Innovation Center member Colleen Spees with an Award of Excellence in Oncology Nutrition Research for her work on the Growing HOPE project, a garden-based health and wellness intervention for extended stage cancer survivors. She will be recognized at the upcoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo in Nashville


You can read more about her award and the Growing HOPE project here.


In addition to her excellent work at the Food Innovation Center, Dr. Spees' frequent and valuable contributions to InFACT have helped the Initiative to grow quickly in scale and scope.