Nutrition - News

Farmers Markets Starting Up

Posted on: May 30th, 2012 by Glenn

Farmers Market season is right around the corner.  Here is a list of markets in Franklin County along with which nutrition benefits are accepted at each market. For a complete list of farmers markets in the North Country visit the Adirondack Harvest website

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Fit Pix Announces Its First Contest Winner

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by Glenn

Fit Pix Convenience Stores drew a winner for the Fresh and Frozen Raffle on Tuesday, May 15th. Each purchase of a fresh or frozen fruit or vegetable earned shoppers an entry to win an “Eating Well” cookbook, colander, apple wedger, veggie peeler, and a set of 4 delicious spice blends from Savory Spice Shop. Congratulations Read the Rest…

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HBO To Broadcast “Weight of The Nation” May 14-15

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by Glenn

HBO Press Release: The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing health issues facing the nation today. More than two-thirds of U.S. adults age 20 and over are overweight or obese, while nearly one-third of the nation’s children and adolescents age two to 19 are overweight or obese. Obesity contributes to five of the ten leading causes Read the Rest…

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Gardening With Children Workshop

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network in conjunction with the Child Coordinating Council of the North Country (CCCCNC) will be hosting a two hour workshop on April 11th to teach participants more about gardening with children.  There is also a GRANT OPPORTUNITY for programs which are NAPSACC certified. See the Event Poster for more information   Read the Rest…

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Common Ground Garden Accepting Registrations

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

Plots with the Common Ground Garden in Saranac Lake are now available in each of their two locations – behind Adirondack Health on Old Lake Colby Road, and Goose Hill next to Pine View Village Apartments off McKenzie Pond Road. Gardeners may sign up for a year’s lease with a $25 donation (and a $15 Read the Rest…

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