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Connecting Alaska's schools with local food entrepreneurs

...on community sustainability in Southeast Alaska."Often we find that the barriers to achieving access to local, healthy foods can be overcome if we work together as a region to make this initiative a priority. By bringing all the key players...
USDA offers schools free meal equality

...only eligible for the CEP free meals, but also free nutritious food donations each year from the USDA and training on healthy food preparation through USDA Team Nutrition presentations.Review more information on the Community Eligibility Provision...
Thanks from Eagle River United Methodist Camp Champ 2014

...a four day camp for a special group of kids who would benefit from a safe and trusting outdoor camp with plenty of healthy food, organized activities and an emphasis on non-violent conflict resolution.Morgan Fawcett a national spokesperson...
Partnerships for a Healthier Juneau in Action: Edible Child Care Gardens

...four local child care centers. The goal of the project is to increase children's knowledge of, and access to, healthy foods. In addition to receiving a raised bed, each child care center will receive soil amendments for three years, seeds...
Report shows Juneau and Sitka as healthiest communities in Alaska

...influence health, including smoking, high school graduation rates, employment, physical inactivity and access to healthy foods.According to the 2014 Rankings, Kodiak Island Borough came in third, followed by Fairbanks North Star Borough and...
Letter: Continue funding Farm to School program system. I believe in this budget item because it brings knowledge about where food comes from and how to eat healthy foods to our young people. I strongly encourage that the legislative body should take action for the future of all Alaskans...
Growing a healthy community

...projects to come to fruition, gets children and families connected to their food source and encourages them to try healthy foods like leafy greens. Love, who is currently participating in the Master Gardeners program through the University of...
Camp Champ 2013

...District, social service providers or kids who would just benefit from a structured camping experience with lots of healthy food and plenty of activities. This year's camp introduced the kids (and adults) to a different strategy for resolving...
Eat like an elephant or a mouse: Just remember to laugh

...not backing off on my stance that exercise and activity are imperative for mental and physical health. So is eating healthy foods and limiting health destroying ones. None-the-less it's also important not to get too serious or dogmatic about...
Magazine fights child obesity 1 recipe at a time

...responded immediately to Sampson's model."Advice is cheap," he says. "Giving a one- or two-minute lecture about healthy foods is nice, but when we give ChopChop it really amplifies the message in a way that words just don't."Nothing in...


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