Martha’s Vineyard (MV) public school students who are chowing down on roasted potatoes with rosemary, purple and orange sweet potatoes and black bean salad may not know it, but they’re a part of a larger plan MV has to transform school lunches. The …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Harvest of the Month Program
Last Thursday, we pulled up to the MDPH Southeast Regional Health Offices Building where two smiling faces came out to greet us. Mass in Motion New Bedford coordinator Pauline Hamel and Healthy Living Consultant Kim Ferreira then jumped into a car, told us …Continue Reading A Taste of New Bedford
Posted by Lauren Robinson Lauren works with the Safe Routes to School program of the MA Department of Transportation MassDOT's Massachusetts Safe Routes to School program is partnering with Saris Cycling Group, a manufacturer of bicycle racks and cycling training products, to launch …Continue Reading MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest!
Posted by Joshua Vogel Josh is an epidemiologist at the MA Department of Public Health The Jewish holiday of Purim is coming up! Typically, this holiday is celebrated by reading the Book of Esther and many other customs, including an obligatory meal. …Continue Reading Pumping Up Purim
Posted by Anna Waclawiczek Anna is the Chief of Staff at the MA Department of Agricultural Resources (AGR) Editorial Contribution by Division of Agricultural Markets Staff Julia Grimaldi and Bonita Oehlke I don’t know about you, but the fact that there are now so …Continue Reading Visit Your Local Winter Farmers’ Market for Taste, Convenience and Community!
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health Each Month, we recognize a different Healthy Dining Restaurant Champion in Massachusetts as part of Mass in Motion’s Healthy Dining Program. Healthy Dining restaurants develop and highlight …Continue Reading Healthy Dining Champion of the Month: Dockside Restaurant
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health We all know it’s important to stay active. But that can be difficult when you spend 8-10 hours a day at a desk. With new studies showing negative …Continue Reading Staying on the Ball
Commissioner Gregory C. Watson Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Watson's Bio Thinking about Massachusetts-grown vegetables usually has folks thinking summer outdoor farmers’ markets and farm stands. But there is in fact an impressive array of fresh root vegetables available throughout the cold …Continue Reading Beat the cold with piping-hot-roasted locally grown veggies!
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health Farmer’s Markets are springing up everywhere across the Commonwealth, in every season. These markets are a great place for community members to buy local, fresh foods year-round. And …Continue Reading Double Your Freshness
Posted by Tracy Evans, MPH, Mom Tracy is a Program Coordinator at the MA Department of Public Health Are you a mom like me? Have you ever been so tired during the bedtime routine of reading a goodnight story, that you mispronounced something …Continue Reading Your Winter Toolbox