Healthier kids not only have better attendance, they also do better on tests.
There are many opportunities to incorporate healthy eating and active living into a typical school day. Partners in Healthy Living offers technical assistance to school partners through the support of a school wellness committee.
By layering our Schools and our Community Healthy Food partners together, they can gain knowledge, opportunity and networking ability to enhance the systems change of local food hubs. Schools are encouraged to increase their farm to school offerings and garden/orchards. This will increase access to fruits and vegetables for the student population.
Increasing physical activity both during and outside the school day assists students to meet the national guidelines of 60 minutes or more a day.
We are proud to partner with the following schools: