Nutrition - News

Bare Hill makes healthy strides

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 by Glenn

Malone’s Bare Hill Correctional Facility recently made a commitment to healthy meeting and vending policies. The Executive and Security Departments both added two water bottle filling stations, which were funded by the New York State Creating Healthy Schools and Communities program as incentive for policy change. Pictured here is Jessica Jacques, filling her water bottle Read the Rest…

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Mobile Farmers’ Market makes its premiere

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by Glenn

The new Mobile Farmers’ Market, a project of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network, made its premiere on June 18. The first week was a big success, with stops drawing crowds of over 50 people. Patrons praised the Mobile Market for the variety and freshness of Read the Rest…

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Heart Network welcomes new staff member

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has announced the hiring of a new staff member: Project Coordinator Grace Mayhew. As project coordinator, Mayhew will support implementation of the Heart Network’s Health Systems for a Tobacco Free New York and Creating Healthy Schools and Communities programs, which are funded by New York State (the former via subcontract Read the Rest…

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JCEO, Heart Network team up to offer Mobile Farmers’ Market

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Glenn

The Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and North Country Healthy Heart Network have announced the launch of a new Mobile Farmers’ Market that will provide access to fresh fruit and vegetables at 10 community-based stops in Clinton and Franklin counties. The program is made possible by a grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Community Health Read the Rest…

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Students, staff at Brushton-Moira CSD participate in wellness days

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 by Glenn

Staff and student wellness is a key component of creating healthier schools and communities. In March 2018, Brushton-Moira Central School District hosted its second annual Staff Wellness Day and the first-ever Student Wellness Day, with support from the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The staff program follows up 2017’s successful event that earned high marks Read the Rest…

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