Healthy Kids – Healthy Communities

Health Initiatives In Jacksonville's Urban Neighborhoods

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      Jacksonville’s urban core has limited access to the amenities that make a healthy lifestyle possible.  Grocery stores. Farmer’s markets. Community gardens. Clean parks. Safe routes to school. Enticing playgrounds. Open greenspaces.  Families in this area, referred to … Read More

Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

The Secret? Help Them Grow Their Own Garden!

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Many parents agonize over how to get their children to eat vegetables. We’ve all heard stories of the kindergartener who will eat anything, as long as it’s white. How about the child who would rather go hungry than eat green … Read More