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Martha’s Vineyard Harvest of the Month Program

Martha’s Vineyard Harvest of the Month Program posted on Apr 18

    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

A Taste of New Bedford

A Taste of New Bedford posted on Mar 12

    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

MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest!

MA SRTS & Saris Cycling Group Team Up for National 5th Grade Bike Poster Contest! posted on Feb 26

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!

Pumping Up Purim

Pumping Up Purim posted on Feb 21

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

Visit Your Local Winter Farmers’ Market for Taste, Convenience and Community!

Visit Your Local Winter Farmers’ Market for Taste, Convenience and Community! posted on Feb 19

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!

Healthy Dining Champion of the Month: Dockside Restaurant

Healthy Dining Champion of the Month: Dockside Restaurant posted on Feb 13

  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

Staying on the Ball

Staying on the Ball posted on Feb 5

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

Beat the cold with piping-hot-roasted locally grown veggies!

Beat the cold with piping-hot-roasted locally grown veggies! posted on Jan 24

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!

Double Your Freshness

Double Your Freshness posted on Jan 16

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

Your Winter Toolbox

Your Winter Toolbox posted on Jan 8

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