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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

School Food Initiative Spotlight: East Grand School District

School Food Initiative Spotlight: East Grand School District By Chef Chris Hazle East Grand School District is up to big things these days. With enrollment numbers rising, so are the demands on the Food & Nutrition Service Department to provide nourishing... 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

Sweet Victory for Sugary Beverage Taxes

Sweet Victory for Sugary Beverage Taxes By Terri Livermore, Director of Community Partnerships It certainly has been an interesting week for US politics that has left the US with a great deal to think about. At LiveWell Colorado, we are... 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

Making the ‘Healthy Choice the Easy Choice’ Isn’t Always Easy

Making the ‘Healthy Choice the Easy Choice’ Isn’t Always Easy  Tackling access & inequity in a complex food environment By Wendy Peters Moschetti, Director of Food Systems, LiveWell Colorado We believe access to nutritious food is a basic human right... 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

LiveWell Colorado Supports Proposed Boulder Soda Tax

LiveWell Colorado Supports Proposed Boulder Soda Tax World Health Organization Urges Action that Hits Close to Home By Wendy Peters Moschetti, Director of Food Systems at LiveWell Colorado Colorado’s great quality of life attracts healthy, educated adults yet we have... Read More

5 Questions with LiveWell’s New President & CEO, Gabriel Guillaume

5 Questions With LiveWell’s New President & CEO, Gabriel Guillaume We recently announced that Shepard Nevel, President and CEO of LiveWell Colorado, has accepted a position as President and CEO of Jewish Family Service of Colorado, and Gabriel Guillaume will take... Read More

Adulting

No more Ramen for this college student! #Adulting By Nishann Miller, Sr. CSU Agricultural Business Student #Adulting is the social media hashtag used primarily by younger generations to talk about their ability to complete adult-like tasks, often for the first time... Read More