August 11, 2016 3:00 PMCategory: Nutrition

Jackson County Farmers’ Market Named 3rd Best in Midwest

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The Jackson County Healthy Communities Coalition is proud to announce that the farmers’ market in Carbondale was named the third best farmers’ market in the midwest in a AAA summer travel guide. The Jackson County coalition created this resource that provides additional information about when and where to find the local markets: This week is […]

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August 9, 2016 2:27 PMCategory: Nutrition

National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13

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National Farmers Market Week is a time to recognize and celebrate our local farmers markets and the important role they play in the health and well-being of communities throughout the nation. During the past five years the U.S. has seen a significant increase – nearly 50 percent – in the number of operating farmers markets. […]

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August 25, 2015 4:07 PMCategory: Nutrition

Grantee Spotlight: Healthy Savannah

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The Plan4Health program kicked off its site visit season by spending time with the Healthy Savannah coalition in Savannah, Georgia.  Founded in 2007, Healthy Savannah “is dedicated to making Savannah a healthier place to live.” With more than 100 organizations involved in the coalition, it’s easy to see why Healthy Savannah is a local leader and the […]

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