How do all people get the same opportunities to be healthy? HEAL NH Welcomes Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions as this year's keynote. As "activists on the ground" participants will learn steps to advocate for and support changes in policies, systems and environments that provide equitable opportunities for everyone to live a healthy life.
The Obama Administration just announced four final rules that implement important provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) building on the progress schools across the country have already made in the improved nutritional quality of meals served in schools.
Promoting nutrition education, access to local food and student gardens in city schools, the Nashua Farm to School project takes another step toward setting final objectives. Nashua was one of three “Beacon Communities” in NH, selected to pilot a Farm to School consortium program over the next two years.
Read more at Nashua Telegraph
The City of Lebanon is taking the next step in providing families with playgrounds and play spaces that are specifically designed for children ages 0 - 5. With support from the HNH Foundation, "Lebanon Plays" continues the work of "Safe Routes to Play" which seeks to improve the safety and ease of biking and walking to recreational areas for young children and their families.
Read more at HNH Foundation