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Jacques Pépin and Chef Michel Nischan in Conversation

    Join Jacques and Michel as they engage in an open conversation about his new book, ‘Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple,’ and how his career journey through the peaks and valleys of complexity and simplicity has inspired this

Bridgeport-based Wholesome Wave Appoints Benjamin Perkins as Chief Executive Officer

        Written by Shelley Kapitulik Public health and non-profit veteran Benjamin Perkins has joined Wholesome Wave, a national 501(c)3 non-profit that addresses nutrition insecurity by making healthy produce

The Healthy Living Coalition Launches to Unite Business Leadership and Accelerate Solutions That Address Global Nutrition and Food Insecurity

Today, on World Food Day, WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WW), a global wellness company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program, with WW Good, its charitable foundation, and alongside its leading partners, announced

Industrial Farming Outweighs Willpower in Obesity Crisis, Experts Say

SNAP and WIC discounts at farmers markets were the project of the Connecticut nonprofit Wholesome Wave, which formed in Bridgeport in 2007. It pushes for better federal benefits for low-income people. Its co-founder, Michel Nischan of Fairfield, is a

The US Food System is Killing Americans

Opinion by Akash Goel, Michel Nischan, Bill Frist and Tom Colicchio.  Full piece here.  

Where there is Food Insecurity, there is Nutrition Insecurity

NBC CT: Interview with Michel Nischan on Nutrition Insecurity  Ted Koppy and the NBC CT team interviews Michel about Wholesome Wave's story to share our mission to end Nutrition Insecurity! Learn more about what Wholesome Wave is up to with

New App, Tangelo, Makes It Possible for Low-Income Families to Order Fruit and Vegetables for Free

Tangelo, in partnership with Wholesale Wave, has developed an app that makes it possible for low-income families to order fruit and vegetables for free. Read full article here.  

This App Connects Low-Income Families with Free Fruit and Vegetables

Tangelo and Wholesome Wave make it possible to place free orders of fruits and vegetables for home delivery.  Full article here.  

Celebrity Chef Michel Nischan Wants to Tap Medicaid to Pay for Produce

Nischan’s flagship Wholesome Wave program makes produce more affordable by doubling SNAP benefits when they are spent on fruits and vegetables. A companion program empowers doctors to “prescribe” healthy food through vouchers patients can spend at

New York Times: A Food Conference Heads to Pittsburgh

The International Association of Culinary Professionals will hold its annual gathering in Pennsylvania. This year, the annual food conference held by International Association of Culinary Professionals (I.A.C.P.) will be held March 27 to 29 in