Jul 30

Buy Local Policy Passes!

A milestone in HEAL-SLO’s policy group, the County Board of Supervisors decided to pass a policy that allocates a portion of food purchasing to local vendors. Buying local not only directly supports our local growers, but it also supports our planet by reducing emissions that would have been caused by transporting food across the nation. San Luis Obispo’s The Tribune captures the story here.

Jul 05

HEAL-SLO in the news again!!!

KCOY Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo – News


KCOY chose HEAL-SLO to be apart of their “One Million Dollar Community Investment Events” where they do free stories about community programs or events. Click here to read more about the story.

Jun 15

What are students eating for meals around the world?

VEG, a young blogger from the UK, has begun posting what she has every day from her school lunches and has asked outher children from around the world to send her their photos to compare.

The meals are judged on 6 categories:

Food-ometer – out of 10, how great the lunch was
Mouthfuls – to judge portion size
Courses – what was included in the meal
Health Rating – out of 10, how healthy the meal was
Price – what the lunch cost to buy
Pieces of hair – adding a litle humor to the posts.

It is very interesting to see how everyone compares.

to visit the blog click here.

Jun 09

Cultural Competency Workshop

The Network for a Healthy California—Gold Coast Region and the Gold Coast Collaborative for Nutrition and Fitness are excited to present a training opportunity focused on the value of cultural competency in the role of public health.

This skill based training event will offer attendees an opportunity to better understand the importance of relationships and interactions with their target population, culturally relevant attitudes toward food, history and cultural competence.

See attached flier.


Jun 04

How to give up soda video by howcast.com

There are many reasons to quit drinking soda, but a soda addiction can be hard to break. Try these methods to kick the can for good.

May 16

HEAL-SLO in the news!!!


KSBY does a story on Arroyo Grande High school students learning to be personal trainers, and training fellow classmates. To see the rest of the story click here


Video attached.

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