By Beth Heller We’re really excited to share that this week at Notre Dame School of De Pere, “fourth grade moms” Jodi Danen and Courtney Starry taught their first Farm to School classroom lesson! Jodi and Courtney found their way in front of the class after becoming engaged in a parent committee dedicated to improving… Continue reading Parents Get Active in Farm to School
By Beth Heller Last week our blog kicked off National Farm to School Month with an overview of the surprising ways Farm to School programs can impact students, schools and communities at large. This week Live54218 had the honor of handing out nearly $20,000 in Farm to School grants to local school districts. The awards,… Continue reading Farm to School Gets FUN(ded)
By Beth Heller October is National Farm to School Month and we’re dedicating this month’s blog posts to exploring some of the more innovative and exciting Farm to School initiatives flourishing in the Greater Green Bay Area. Farm to School connects communities to local, healthy food and producers by fostering local solutions to increasing… Continue reading Focus on Farm to School
By Beth Heller In our last “stressful” post of the month, we’d like to address the elephant in the room. No matter how hard we try, we may never be able to eliminate all the stress in our lives. Yes, we can build stress-reducing elements, like urban parks and green space, into our living environments.… Continue reading Changing Our Relationship to Stress
By Beth Heller We say it all the time. Well-being lives at the intersection of how we move, how we eat and how we connect with each other and the world around us. This September, our blog theme is stress. And, while our organization doesn’t like to get in the weeds of nutrition advice, we… Continue reading Is Your Food Crashing Your Mood? Stress-Free Noshing
By Beth Heller Perhaps you didn’t realize that September is National Grandparent’s Month. And I bet you didn’t realize that grandparenting lies at the center of an academic argument: does grandparenting cause stress and decrease well-being or does it actually decrease stress and increase well-being? At first blush the answer is “Duh, grandparenting definitely increases… Continue reading Grandparents: Less Stressed or Maxed Out?
By Beth Heller Back to school, end of summer, Packers season. All good things, but for many of us September signals an increase in stress. This month, our blog takes on the topic of stress, which is possibly the biggest obstacle to the creation of a culture of well-being in any community. The deleterious effects… Continue reading Permission to Downshift?