County Gets $16 Million from CDC

Today, while studying the website for the County Board of Supervisors, I noticed this announcement:

County Gets $16 Million from CDC.” 

These federal monies will help improve local access to healthy, fresh food by funding projects including those that:

  • Increase consumption of healthy and locally grown food in schools, foster group homes, senior meal sites and other locations
  • Increase the number of farmers markets that are participating with nutrition assistance programs
  • Increase opportunities for physical activity in before/after school programs
  • Work with land use and transportation planners to increase opportunities for residents to be physically active and eat nutritious foods

Why Should We Be Paying Attention to the County Board of Supervisors?

Read about why the County Supervisors are in the “Hot Seat” over at our sister blog. 


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