Generating Rural Options for Weight (GROW) Healthy Kids and Communities was an integrated research, education, and Extension program to inspire communities, schools, and families to create environments that make it easy for children to eat healthfully and be physically active.
Rootopia is about cultivating connections and the transformative magic of growing and cooking together. Rootopia works to make it easy to raise healthy, engaged and civic-minded kids and help our farmers prosper.
The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments.
Juntos en el Jardin has rejuvenated existing community gardening locations in and around Lincoln City and created spaces that expand access to growing food to Latino and Mesoamerican Indigenous families in Lincoln County that generally have less access to land for growing their own food.