Nutrition - News

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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Heart Network Presents at BOCES Training

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 by Glenn

On October 20th, over 30 teachers from the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES system gathered at the North Franklin Educational Center for a school wellness training featuring presentations by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the North Country Healthy Heart Network. The day-long event focused on improving nutritional and physical activity opportunities. Sean Brock of the Alliance Read the Rest…

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Two More School Districts Achieve USDA Compliance

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Glenn

The Northern Franklin County school districts of Salmon River and Malone have been added to the list of those with compliant local wellness policies. Looking ahead, implementation of each of the new components of these policies will take place over the upcoming academic year. Last summer brought about the announcement of the United States Department Read the Rest…

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Apple Corps Alive and Well!

Posted on: June 7th, 2017 by Glenn

The two apple trees planted in honor Margot Gold’s retirement from North Country Healthy Heart Network last spring survived their first winter and continue to be well cared for by Saranac Lake Common Ground Gardens (SLCGG).  At a Spring Work Party on May 20th, Common Ground Gardens Coordinator Andrea Audi (pictured here in white) planted Read the Rest…

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