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
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Consultant at the MA Department of Public Health On Wednesday, April 3, dedicated leaders from state and municipal agencies and community organizations gathered at the Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough, Mass., for the 2013 …Continue Reading Mass in Motion Action Institute: Building Healthier Communities
Posted by: Lynn Beattie – WIC Nutritionist As we break free from the dreary winter weather, it’s time to get up, get out, and get physical! The warmer spring weather and approaching Boston Marathon make this a perfect time of year …Continue Reading Get Inspired by the Boston Marathon!
Posted by: Julie Schaeffer Many families with young children enjoy exploring herbs because of their pleasant and surprising tastes and smells. Herbs are easy to grow, too. A window sill that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight makes a garden site. If …Continue Reading Thumbs Up! Develop a Green Thumb in a Window Garden This Spring!
Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This week, DPH Interim Commissioner Dr. Lauren Smith visited our Mass in Motion partners Revere on the Move, a community coalition that’s working to make the seaside city of Revere a more …Continue Reading Creating Positive Change in Revere
Posted by: Monica Reyes, WIC Nutritionist Have you tried to be adventurous when it comes to preparing meals for your family? Herbs and spices can help! Studies have shown that the benefits of herbs and spices go far beyond aroma and taste. Many …Continue Reading Add a Little Spice to Your Life!
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 Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the MA Department of Public Health It’s not everyday you come across a college student who gets excited about the health of the local community. But Charlie Sellars, a student at Williams …Continue Reading Partnering up for produce in North Adams
Posted by: Lynn Beattie – WIC Nutritionist It’s that time of year, again! National Nutrition Month kicks off on March 1st with the theme, “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” and recognizes that there are many influences that play a role …Continue Reading Happy National Nutrition Month!
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!