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HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Achieves Several Milestones in 2016

2016 was an exciting year for the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign. The campaign added four new members– Cedaredge, Fort Collins, Nederland, and Mountain View –increasing the total membership to 46 municipalities. In June, Commerce City became the first municipality... Read More

SNAP Authorization Days for Direct Market Farmers in Colorado

Get SNAP authorized in person in early 2017! Food insecurity is a significant issue in Colorado, with 11 percent of the population living in poverty,[1] making it a huge challenge to afford enough healthy food for their families. More than... Read More

2016 HEAL Summit Recap: Cities & Towns Have Big Impact on Residents’ Health

This year’s HEAL Summit brought together municipal leaders, LiveWell communities, and public health professionals from around Colorado and the country to discuss strategies for increasing access to healthy eating and active living (HEAL). LiveWell Colorado’s new CEO Gabriel Guillaume kicked... Read More

LiveWell Shares Lessons Learned at American Public Health Association’s 2016 Conference in Denver

LiveWell Shares Lessons Learned at American Public Health Association’s 2016 Conference in Denver The American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo was held October 29 through November 2 in Denver. The event brought together more than 12,000 public health professionals... Read More

School Lunch as a Teaching Tool

School Lunch as a Teaching Tool Promoting your salad bar through fun events and more By Chef Dina Paz LiveWell’s School Food Initiative (SFI) believes that school lunch deserves more than a heat-and-serve buffet. Move over chicken nuggets! Because we... Read More

The Mouth Isn’t Separate from the Body: Why Dental Health Matters

The Mouth Isn’t Separate from the Body: Why Dental Health Matters By Leslie Levine, Technical Assistance & Research Manager, LiveWell Colorado At its annual Engage in the Change luncheon on October 5, LiveWell celebrated the achievements of Delta Dental of... Read More

2016 Engage in the Change Luncheon a Big Success

2016 Engage in the Change Luncheon a Big Success LiveWell Colorado awards Kate Paul, Delta Dental CEO, its 2016 Wellness Champion Award; Janus Capital Group partnership also announced at 2016 Annual Luncheon LiveWell Colorado had the pleasure of hosting more than 400... Read More

LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge Winners

LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge Winners LiveWell Colorado is thrilled to announce four student filmmaker award winners in the LiveWell Colorado Film Challenge, a new statewide competition for short films on the importance of ensuring access to healthy eating and activing... Read More

LiveWell Voices | Insights from the National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

LiveWell Voices: Insights from the 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference The 8th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference was held June 2-4 in Madison, WI. This year’s highlights included an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, presenters, and learning opportunities. The... Read More

Champions of Health Focal Point at Annual Day at the Capitol

On March 9th, LiveWell Colorado kicked off its annual Day at the Capitol with a luncheon and program to support the year’s theme “Healthy Food Access: Growing Colorado’s Health and Agricultural Economy.” The event, attended by community members from around... Read More