Helping Our Struggling Neighbors

Food is Medicine


In memory of Greg Hanna

This four-week cooking class will teach you how to improve your health by preparing affordable, plant-based recipes, using extra virgin olive oil. Participants receive groceries, cookware, gift cards and other goodies!  Class is free and open to Jonnycake Center members.  To learn more about the health benefits, click here.

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale Food Pantry
1183B Kingstown Road, Peace Dale

To register, contact Jenny at 789-1559 ext. 10 or

This class is made possible through a gift from the Hanna family, in honor of Greg Hanna.  At age 29 Greg died accidentally working as an arborist.  Greg was an extraordinary young man who loved life, nature, people, travel, and family.  Greg was a volunteer at the Jonnycake Center and recounted through journal entries the pleasure he would get in seeing our visitors enjoy in thrift store treasures and healthy foods.  Greg suffered from psoriatic arthritis and approached his treatment through exercise and diet, rather than medication.  In one of his most recent journal entries, Greg pronounced “I am grateful for our ability, as humans, to heal.”  Greg believed in every person’s ability to heal through healthy habits and love, which is what we hope to achieve through this class!

Upcoming Events

  1. Volunteer Orientation

    January 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. VITA

    January 28 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm