~ using food as medicine and as a tool for recovery from surgery and medical treatments. ~ educating ourselves and community is a key to uncover the connection between our food and our health. ~ empowering teens by teaching them kitchen and leadership skills and allowing them to play a vital role at AMOR. ~ supporting our local farmers and our local economy. ~ utilizing organic ingredients when possible with the belief that what nourishes the Earth has the power to heal us. ~ making connections within our community in order to build a positive foundation for the future.