GROW Healthy Communities

Come Together

GROW Healthy Kids & Communities engages with Oregon’s rural residents and stakeholders to learn about rural communities and to help select and implement evidence-based environmental strategies unique to Oregon’s rural areas that will benefit Oregon’s rural residents for years to come.

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Community Surveys

bullet point HEAL MAPPS™
HEAL MAPPS™ helps community stakeholders document people’s experience of place with respect to supports and barriers for regular healthy eating and physical activity
bullet point Community Food and Physical Activity Environment Survey
This tool assesses the actual (vs. perceived) rural community food & physical activity resources.

Community Feedback

bullet point HEAL MAPPS™ Feedback
This report details the community supports and barriers to healthy eating and physical activity.
bullet point Community Food and Physical Activity Environment Survey Feedback
This report analyzes all community food and physical activity resources

Community Action

bullet point Building coalitions to work collaboratively on community-wide issues
bullet point Securing local grants to improve healthy eating and physical activity opportunities in rural communities
bullet point Working collaboratively to implement community-based change

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2011-68001-30020. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.