The Essex County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to front $35,720 to promote gardens in Essex County as part of the Creating Healthy Places grant in that county. You can read the full article in the Press Republican here.
The new Mobile Farmers’ Market, a program of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) and the North Country Healthy Heart Network, wrapped up its debut season on Aug. 31. The Mobile Market provides access to fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods and a salad bar at 10 community-based stops...Read more
Produce is at it’s prime during the summer months, which makes barbecue season a great time to get creative with more ways to put fruits and veggies on your plate. See this Press Republican article for more ideas, and put this seasonal produce chart from the Adirondack Harvest on your fridge as a helpful resource.
A recent survey of 1,003 U.S. adults revealed that 83% of Americans favor maintaining or increasing funding for bike lanes and sidewalks. The survey, conducted by the Princeton Survey Research Associates, showed very strong bipartisan support across the country for federal funding of biking and walking resources. Support for the funding of biking and walking Read the Rest…
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
The Federal Highway Admistration’s Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program identified 4 communities in which to implement a locally devised strategy to significantly increase the use of nonmotorized transportation, along with the accompanying safety, environmental, and health benefits. This report provides an overview of the four pilot communities, the program investments, evaluation results, and lessons learned. One Read the Rest…