Michigan student sells over $2,000 dollars’ worth of healthy, local products

August 28, 2015 / All, Local Food and Amazing Products / Comments: 0

Raising money with FarmRaiser is fun, easy, and helps support your local food system–just ask one of our FarmRaiser champions, Lucy!

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Pizza Farm to School?

July 17, 2015 / All / Comments: 0

Let the American Heart Association take you on a visit to a pizza farm…and learn what you can do to make sure it’s not feeding your children.

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Cupcake Wars? What’s the Best Way to Control our Children’s Sugar Intake at School and Home?

August 8, 2014 / All, Family and Community Health / Comments: 0

In 2010 the federal government passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” initiative. The “Let’s Move!” program strives to fight childhood obesity by encouraging children to live an active lifestyle and eat a nutritious diet. The Healthy Act also regulates the quantity of sugar and fats served to children at school. This statute helps guarantee that school-aged children receive at least one healthy meal a day.

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