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Highlights from the 2018 HEAL Summit

2018 HEAL Summit Highlights   The 2018 HEAL Summit was a great success. With over 170 participants, this was the largest Summit yet. Both days started with impactful messages from our keynote speakers: Qiana Mickie, Executive Director of Just Food... Read More

FULL REPORT – DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS 2017 EVALUATION

We’re pleased to announce the release of the full report of our Double Up Food Bucks 2017 Evaluation. Funded by a USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant and with the help of partners statewide, LiveWell launched the Double Up... Read More

Farm to ECE: A Movement That’s Getting Kids Eating (and Preparing) Healthy Food

In partnership with Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems, the National Farm to School Network conducted a survey of early care and education (ECE) providers across the United States to gain insight into their interest in and current... Read More

Preguntas frecuentes – Fondo de financiación del transporte

¿Cómo financiamos la infraestructura de transporte de Colorado actualmente? El Departamento de Transporte de Colorado (CDOT) se financia principalmente a través del impuesto a la gasolina. El impuesto estatal a la gasolina es de 22 centavos por galón, una cantidad... Read More

Announcing LiveWell Colorado’s Heal Library!

LiveWell is excited to announce the launch of the LiveWell Colorado HEAL Library! This recently updated resource is a searchable library with policies for use by community leaders, advocates, municipal and county staff, and elected officials. The library contains policy... Read More

Transportation Dollars Matter

In last month’s e-letter, we covered the details of the Let’s Co, Colorado campaign (Proposition 110) and now want to discuss why LiveWell is supporting this proposition. As the campaign gains momentum and goes full steam ahead toward Election Day,... Read More

Congratulations to the 2018 Mini-grant Awardees

Congratulations to the 2018 Mini-grant Awardees In August, a call for mini-grant proposals was issued to all HEAL cities and towns. Congratulations to the following municipalities that received 2018 HEAL Cities & Towns mini-grants. Funding received will be used to:... Read More

LiveWell Supports Lighting the LAMP! in the 2018 Farm Bill

The Senate version of the Farm Bill “Lights the LAMP” by consolidating the Farmers Market Promotion Program, the Local Food Promotion Program, and the Value-Added Producer Grant program into the Local Agriculture Market Program, or LAMP. The program creates a one-stop-shop... Read More

LiveWell Supporting Let’s Go, Colorado Campaign

LiveWell is supporting the campaign to pass Proposition 110, “Let’s Go, Colorado.” The proposal will provide a stable, on-going revenue source for transportation needs throughout the state. LiveWell supports the initiative due to the inclusion of dedicated multimodal (walk, bike,... Read More

Expansion of Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Supported by USDA Funding

Colorado’s Double Up Food Bucks program (Double Up) works! By providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants incentives at farmers markets and retailers in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout Colorado, it has supported thousands of low-income families in accessing... Read More