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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...
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...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...aren't taking into consideration scientific research. "Fish in Alaska is a very important food resource; it's a very healthy food resource," Hartig said. "So, when I see things thrown out there, it worries me that not only will it affect our...
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...
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...
Sitka farmers market grows

...volunteers, their income is low enough to qualify them for food stamps. They use that benefit at the farmers market to buy healthy food that otherwise would be hard to afford, such as fish and fresh produce."It's the only way to get good local fish...
Park Service director endorses Alaska fish

...salmon, during Sen. Murkowski's questioning Thursday. He first asserted that "I'm not pulling our national healthy foods sustainability standards over this issue because this ... was developed over a yearlong consultation process...
Sacramento's farm-to-fork food bank changes lives

...before."The movement toward healthier food banks, which a handful of other...he said. "It's all from the healthy food I get here, plus determination...local farmers as clients buy more healthy food. He believes a true farm-to-fork...
Thanks for the Bike-Blender Smoothie Contest

...hoping more Juneau folks come to love fruit and veggie smoothies. Paradise Cafe says they will continue to offer these healthy foods and they invite you to come on in and blend away. Lin DavisJuneau resident and 25-year Friend of the Lunch Smoothie
Twinkie maker Hostess reaches the end of the line

...cakes seemed caught in a bygone time. The company took small stabs at keeping up with Americans' movement toward healthier foods, such as the introduction of its 100-calorie packs of cupcakes.But the efforts did little to change its image...
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