As we go through the process of planning and integrating all the great ideas that people bring with them to this group, we sometimes need some help along the way. We now have an ambitious young lady…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Angela Jenkins May 31, 2010.
A new book out by Janet Poppendick that speaks to issues surrounding the school lunch programs and how they got that way. It should absolutely infuriate Moms around the America that the school lunch…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale Wayne Jackson Mar 26, 2010.
Was anyone aware that there is another local restaurant that is trying to use locally grown food? We had a meeting for Healthy Roots at the Farmer's Daughter on Tuesday morning. They also have a gift…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Angela Jenkins Jun 30, 2010.
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OK so........here's what our community has been working on. We've finally identified a way to effect the school systems on a wide spread basis but we need some schools that are willing to help us implement the plan. Well Fed Neighbor will be coupling with a local health system, local college and university and other community partners. In fact, the more partners we have, the better because the premise for the grant is rebuilding a regional food system.
How do I know if my…Continue
Posted on April 30, 2011 at 10:49am — 2 Comments
Many of you know that I was integrally involved with Public Health Strategic Planning Committee for the City of Springfield. A lot of time and energy was put into recommendations that several different committees put together regarding the direction that the city should take with not just public health but transportation, environment, recreation and many other aspects of that which effects us on a daily basis. The time has come for your voice to be heard!
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Posted on April 2, 2011 at 9:46pm
I knew when my mother called me on a Thursday that something was very wrong. For the past 5 years, she always called on Sunday. She had just come back from hiking in the Pyrennes and hadn’t been feeling well. Within a month, she had lost 10 pounds. Within 2 months close to 25. They finally diagnosed the problem........cancer. But not just cancer, stage 4 lung cancer with mets to the bones, liver and brain. My head kept going back to the Pyrennes. How does someone hike 3500…
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