Tag: resources

  It’s officially National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month! To celebrate, we have been testing different versions of corn salsa in search of that delicious bite of fresh, sweet, and tart. Y’know, the flavors that remind you of summer BBQs and bright, sunny days spent outdoors. This version of Summer Corn Salsa has even more sweetness, with fresh… Read more »

  The new Faithful Families Walking Challenge is a great way to encourage everyone in your faith community to increase physical activity by walking more every day. It is meant to be EASY, MOTIVATING, and FUN! Please follow and like us:

A farmers’ market tour is such a great way to introduce folks to a variety of local fruits and vegetables, while also reinforcing messaging about healthy eating! Please follow and like us:

  Have you ever had a bike tire go flat with no quick and easy way to repair it?  Wouldn’t it be great to have a bike repair station readily available and accessible in your community?  We have a solution.  The NC Division of Public Health and NC Cooperative Extension are partnering to provide Bike… Read more »

  If you missed a previous Faithful Families Webinar and want to catch up, here’s your opportunity!  Previous webinar recordings are now available for your viewing pleasure!  Click the links below to access and download past recordings.  Check back here regularly to view webinars as they are added to this post. Please follow and like… Read more »

  Thank you to those who attended our recent Farmers’ Market Tour training!  We will have the video from that webinar available on the website soon. Please follow and like us:

  by Vimie Magsino In 2014, the North Carolina Division of Public Health (DPH) was awarded Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (ODHDSP) funding for the implementation of population-wide and priority population approaches to prevent obesity, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, and the reduction of related health disparities among adults. This award will be… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Maryam Funmilayo Welcome back to the final series of gardening 101. I hope you have started brainstorming on what, where, when, and how to plant, as the spring season is fast approaching.  I recently attended the Dig In! Event at the Marbles Kids’ Museum.  Experienced and novice gardeners, farmers, Master Gardeners, school teachers,… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Madison Fehling The 9th annual Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain, don’t gain! Holiday Challenge is here! In preparation for the Holiday Challenge, we conducted a Taste Test to try all of the healthy recipes you will find in the newsletters. Boy oh boy are there some good ones this year! Please follow… Read more »

  Do you want to learn more about what North Carolina faith communities are doing to promote physical activity?  If yes, check out the newly released North Carolina Faith-based Organization Facility Use Assessment Report and Executive Summary. The Assessment was conducted through a partnership between Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More, N.C. Council of Churches:… Read more »