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Finding Sustainable, Equitable Funding for Mobility Infrastructure Critical for Colorado

Addressing the growing gap between Colorado’s transportation funding and its transportation needs By Julie George, Director of Policy for LiveWell Colorado Editors Note: This article originally appeared in the “New & Next” section of Confluence – Denver How will Colorado... Read More

LiveWell Policy Digest | June 2017

Policy Digest for June 2017 The 2017 legislative session officially came to a close on May 10th capping a session Governor Hickenlooper called “one of the most productive” in the history of state. While it is a true  that a ... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks Partner Spotlight: Sprout City Farms

How Sprout City Farms and LiveWell are teaming up to increase access to healthy, local food in Colorado As temperatures rise and another growing season begins in Colorado, LiveWell’s staff and partners around the state are kicking into high gear... Read More

Q & A with Jamila Bryant, Local Initiatives Project Specialist at LiveWell Colorado

Q & A with Jamila Bryant, Local Initiatives Project Specialist at LiveWell Colorado Jamila Bryant joined LiveWell Colorado as a graduate student during the summer of 2016 to complete her practicum. In her current role as Local Initiatives Project Specialist,... Read More

School Food Spotlight | Making School Lunch Healthier for Our Bodies, Environment, & Budgets

How switching from canned to dried beans is improving school food in Fort Morgan By Chef Rob Mattoch, LiveWell School Food Initiative Editor’s note: Read more about our School Food Initiative team’s work in Fort Morgan in this Fort Morgan Times... Read More

Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs

Healthy Workplaces: A Healthy Vending Success Story from Colorado Springs Change is hard. Change can be especially hard when it  comes to vending machine options. Pleasing the palates of employees and patrons is one of many challenges faced by health... Read More

LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign Reaches 50 Municipalities

Advancing Healthy Eating & Active Living (HEAL) Policies throughout the State With tensions rising around health care access in the United States, it’s easy to get discouraged. Yet here in Colorado, there’s a growing movement for healthy change that is helping... Read More

Q&A With Barbara Grogan, LiveWell Colorado Board Chair

Thoughts on equity, advocacy, and LiveWell’s mission from our new board chair Barbara Grogan Barbara Grogan has been a member of LiveWell Colorado’s board of directors since 2015, and recently became its new board chair. She is the founder and... Read More

May Policy Digest: Transportation Funding Measure Crumbles, Just Like our Bridges, Roads & Sidewalks

LiveWell Colorado May Policy Digest FOOD POLICY WEBINAR OPPORTUNITY Working Together on State & Federal Food Policy Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00pm – 1:30pm Do you think you have little ability to impact federal policy? Or even state policy? Think... Read More

Setting a New Standard: How Double Up Food Bucks is Transforming the Local Food System in Colorado

LiveWell’s Double Up Food Bucks program is increasing healthy food access, improving the local food economy, and building community across the state Last summer, LiveWell launched an exciting initiative called Double Up Food Bucks Colorado, a program designed to increase... Read More