About Oldways

Oldways is a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization, with a mission to guide people to good health through heritage.

Changing the Way People Eat

  • Our Mission

    Oldways guides people to good health through heritage, using practical and positive programs grounded in science tradition and real foods. Let the old ways be your guide to good health.

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  • Founder & History

    K. Dun Gifford founded non-profit Oldways in 1990 to promote healthy eating and drinking, with programs that help consumers.

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  • Oldways' Timeline

    1990 to 2013: It’s been more than two decades since Dun Gifford founded Oldways. This timeline invites everyone to remember some of our milestones.

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  • Oldways Team

    Meet the staff of Oldways, whose diverse talents and backgrounds strengthen and support our efforts and programs. We share a passion for eating and living well.

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  • Board & Advisors

    Collaboration with experts around the world is at the core of our work. Our active and committed Board and Advisors bring additional depth and flavor to Oldways.

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  • Funding & Support

    As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, we rely on a variety of funding from different sources to support and develop all of our educational outreach and programs.

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Recent Blog Posts

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