An Eggciting Day at the Farmers Market

farmers market 1The Annual Youth Farmers Market Field Trip at the Brevard County Farmers Market in Melbourne, Florida gives youth the opportunity about local produce, local vendors, and agriculture.  In order to educate youth about where food comes from and to introduce …

Healthy Fundraising Guidelines

fundraising jar

Creating fundraising events that encourage health can be a challenge but there are many options for creative, innovative fundraisers that will encourage kids, parents, and the community to raise funds while having fun and promoting health and wellbeing. The suggestions

Managing Food Allergies in Schools

apple and nuts Food allergies in children are on the rise. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) estimates that about 6 % of children have a diagnosed food allergy and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports food …

Healthy Hosting Toolkit

Incorporating wellness resources and activities into your school’s community event is a cost-effective way of providing valuable health information and screening services to the community at a single event.  It is also a way to motivate individuals to make positive