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Exploring New Frontiers for Healthy Food Access in Colorado

Exploring New Frontiers for Healthy Food Access in Colorado A look at how public institutions can contribute to a more sustainable, equitable food system in our state One of LiveWell Colorado’s primary goals is to build a more equitable, sustainable,... Read More

Feeding Larimer County

A New Food Pantry Clinic & Emergency Food Assistance Program is Fighting Hunger in Fort Collins, CO Hunger in America is often described as a hidden epidemic. In such a beautiful and vibrant state as Colorado, it can be even... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks Partner Spotlight: First Southwest Bank & Where Food Comes From

As temperatures begin to drop and fall fades into winter, another farmers’ market season has come to a close for much of Colorado. It was an especially fruitful season for the producers, markets, and low-income clients who participated in Double... 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

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Will Benefit Low-Income Families, Farmers

USDA Awards Major Grant Benefiting Low-Income Families, Farmers Double Up Food Bucks Colorado is a win for Colorado’s low-income families, agricultural community and economy A statewide partnership led by LiveWell Colorado, Colorado Department of Human Services, the Colorado Farmers Market... Read More

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Imagine Colorado winners Seven teams win a total of $25,000 for their innovative ideas to make our kids healthier Denver, CO (MAY 18, 2016) – Smart Fit Girls, Pocket Playgrounds, Social Media Outdoor Youth App, Running Minds... Read More

Hunger & Obesity: The Unexpected Connection

By Karen Moldovan, Director of Policy, LiveWell Colorado This post was adapted from guest columns published in the Montrose Daily Press on April 15, 2016, and in The Pueblo Chieftain on April 23, 2016. At first glance, hunger and obesity not... 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

Today’s Obesity Issue Requires New Thinking and Colorado Innovators Are Poised to Help

By Shepard Nevel, LiveWell Colorado CEO Colorado has much to be proud of, with its extraordinary talent and spirit of collaboration and innovation.  It is this talent and creativity that are needed now to address our state’s and nation’s top... Read More

Reflecting on the 2015 Colorado Health Symposium

By Shepard Nevel, President & CEO, LiveWell Colorado A few observations from last week’s energizing, informative Colorado Health Symposium, hosted annually by the Colorado Health Foundation and widely acknowledged as the state’s premier conference for health care and health policy... Read More