City Paves the Way for Play in Neighborhoods

Published March 7, 2017 443 Views

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Healthi Headlines - February 2017

Published February 27, 2017 504 Views

Healthi Kids' Play Advocacy to be Shared at Two National Conferences Healthi Kids' Jenn Beideman will share how the PlayROCs movement has grown in Rochester at the Active Living Research Conference in February and the US Play Coalition's Value of Play Conf...

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Connections: Understanding SNAP and promoting access to healthy food

Published February 6, 2017 539 Views

The New York Times set off a kind of firestorm with a front-page story on food stamps, or SNAP benefits. The story pushed the claim that soft drinks are the number one purchase for households that use SNAP. It turns out that the Times did a rather loose job at interpreting the data, and critics...

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Healthi Headlines - January 2017

Published January 24, 2017 499 Views

Healthi Kids' 2016 Year in Review   2016 was a big year for the Healthi Kids team, we've accomplished a lot in moving forward our change agenda. From summer meals, active schools, healthier school meals, fostering family engagement, and building a walkable, bikeable, and...

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Eating Healthy in the Winter

Published January 19, 2017 529 Views

Eating Healthy in the Winter Tips of what fresh fruits and vegetables to eat and where to find them The cold winter months mean that some delicious fruits and vegetables are now in season. Don’t miss out on the chance to add some color and warmth to your plates this year all while keepin...

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Playworks Video: Play is transforming children and adults in the City of Rochester

Published January 10, 2017 482 Views

Play Works for Rochester  A huge thanks to Playworks is in order for highlighting our work with the Greater Rochester Health Foundation and the Rochester City School District to ensure every child has active daily recess and a positive play environment. Check out their great new vide...

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Rochester named a Bicycle Friendly Community

Published January 10, 2017 474 Views

Rochester named a Bicycle Friendly Community Rochester has been named a 2016 Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists! The city earned a bronze award over all for bicycle friendly initiatives. Thank you to the League of American Bicyclists for mention...

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