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Changing the Course of Kid's Health
Date:2/9/2010

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The Holyoke Food & Fitness Policy Council in western Mass. is taking a variety of approaches to promoting healthful food for the area's residents. Young people, for instance, are shooting video advertisements to promote farmers markets; the ads will be shown in WIC agency waiting rooms. The Policy Council is also supporting the creation of new community gardens in the area and new mobile markets that will bring locally grown produce into the city.

New York, New York

NYC FOOD & FITNESS PARTNERSHIP

www.nycfoodandfitness.org

The New York City Food & Fitness Partnership is focused on changing the environments for food and physical activity in Central Brooklyn in ways that can be replicated throughout New York City. It is working to both increase the number of food gardens at schools and foster the infrastructure required to bring more local food into the schools. At the same time, the Partnership aims to boost the number of healthy food outlets in the area to more than four per square mile (up from one to four now).

Seattle/King County, Wash.

KING COUNTY FOOD & FITNESS INITIATIVE

www.kcffi.org

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