Last month, the Strafford County Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC), comprised of a network of 165 community stakeholder and 62 organizations, released the region’s first Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), a comprehensive public health document with strategies, activities, and solutions focused on the health of Stafford County residents.
Ambassadors will work at the sector, state, regional and national levels to improve the food served in health care facilities, increase access to healthy foods, and support the New England food economy.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation awards $50,000 in new Healthy Food Fund grant to Partnership for Public Health
The Partnership for Public Health in collaboration with the Lakes and Franklin Healthy Eating Active Living Coalitions (HEAL) was awarded $50,000 to increase access to fresh, locally grown produce and educational materials to low-income families in the Winnipesaukee region.
The Somersworth Farmers Market wrapped up its first season on Thursday, September 24 and met its goal of improving access to fresh produce and reducing disparities to accessing healthy food.