Five New Hampshire professionals, representing health, planning, transportation, and economic development trekked to Nashville earlier this month to attend the Action Institute for Walking and Walkability. All have a long history of collaborating to create more livable and walkable communities to support health, social and economic well-being in New Hampshire.
The interview with directors from NH Kids Count, HEAL NH and the WIC Program looks at why some kids don’t get enough healthy food, the impacts on their developing brains and bodies, and some efforts to address this.
The New Hampshire Food Bank will receive $240,000 and the NH Nutrition Incentives Network will match another $240,000 over three years to scale up nutrition incentives for SNAP participants at NH Farmers' Markets.
Three community organizations were selected from a competitive pool of applicants for funding of these programs: Kearsarge Regional High School’s (KRHS) Take the Extra Step, New London Outing Club’s Upgraded Yoga and the Newport Food Pantry’s Expanded Weekend School Backpacks.