Guest Writer: Erin Roberts In Granville County, approximately 35.8% residents are obese. To address this issue, NC Cooperative Extension partnered with Cornerstone Christian Community Church in Oxford to deliver a Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More series to parents with young children. One participant in particular, named JT, made several positive changes for her… Read more »
Guest Writer: Debbie Stephenson Good news from the folks at the USDA about the SuperTracker! Back in January, I encouraged you to use the food and activity tracker at www.choosemyplate.gov on a post at Voices into Action: The Families, Food and Health project’s website.
We wanted to let you know about a few exciting mini-grant opportunities for North Carolina faith communities. Consider applying for these funds to improve the policies, practices and environments in your faith community to promote healthy eating and physical activity.
by Annie Hardison-Moody It was such an honor to be invited to the White House, along with Dr. Sarah Bowen, the Project Director for Voices into Action: The families, food and health project for a meeting of Let’s Move faith and community partners. In addition to hearing from the First Lady (videos to be… Read more »
Guest Writer: Erin Roberts Two major contributions to excessive weight gain are consuming too many soft drinks and lack of physical activity. To focus on combating this problem, NC Cooperative Extension collaborated with Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church in Oxford to deliver an EFNEP/Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More series to parents and grandparents… Read more »