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Food & Mood
May 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
This group explores how food can influence how we feel about ourselves and others. Topics include: healthy menus & budgeting strategies, body image and the brain-gut axis. A free farm lunch is offered before the class.
Date: Every Monday (ongoing)
Time: 1:30 – 2:30pm
Location: In-person, Farm at Penny Lane*
Groups are currently located at the UNC Farm at Penny Lane (263 Penny Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312), or as a virtual option when available. Request Zoom link from Matt Ballard. In-person groups located at the UNC Farm at Penny Lane will be held outdoors or in the high tunnel. When it is hot or rainy, groups will meet under the Outdoor Pavilion.
COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Brief symptom screenings and masks will be required for shuttle transportation. Participants will be asked to wear masks when the group is not able to be physically distant.
The shuttle is a small blue bus that picks up at the outdoor pavilion in between CVS and Carr Mill Mall in Carrboro. The shuttle departs 20 minutes before the group starts and returns 20 minutes after the group ends. When registering for groups, please note if you will need the shuttle. Brief symptom screenings and masks will be required for shuttle transportation.
Weekly group-based activities focused around promoting overall health and well-being for adults living with serious mental health conditions who are served by the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. Many groups are open and run throughout the year, unless stated otherwise. Please note those with seasonal start-end dates. Sign up by contacting us at the info below, or request UNC staff/clinician send a referral to Matthew Ballard through Epic In Basket.
Matt Ballard, MSW, Program Manager
Farm at Penny Lane
263 Penny Lane, Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 445-0665 Office | (919) 533-9397 Cell