The 2014 Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) school "ED"ies award application is now available. The award recognizes an outstanding school in New Hampshire that is creating a healthier environment that supports healthy eating and physical activity and is achieving positive results for students and staff.
Jess Gerrior, member of Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and sustainability coordinator at Franklin Pierce University, addresses the audience during the Q&A period November 17th in The Colonial Theatre after the showing of the film, “A Place at the Table.” Photo by Bill Gnade
Fast Food FACTS 2013 research report discusses how the nutritional quality of fast-food meals, and how those meals are marketed to children and teens, has improved, but more work is needed.
Thanks in part to a grant from the Foundation for Healthy Communities, the 'Jump And Sprout' kids at the Penacook Community Center Garden harvested more than 1,300 pounds of vegetables and produce this year.