Month: June 2014

7 Ways to Turn Your Next Trip to the Farmers Market into a Treasure Hunt

Inspired by my three-year-old's interest in finding treasures, I created a Farmers Market Treasure Hunt for my two young boys. Transforming this otherwise typical outing into an adventure seemed like a perfect way to plant the seeds that could bloom into a lifelong interest in healthy eating. Well, a mom can dream. If nothing else, …

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Farmers Markets: How to Buy Local and Save

Editor's note: This guest blog was provided by our sponsor, Western Dairy Association. Fresh dark greens and bright berries, the smells of roasting peppers and warm pies, free crunchy fruit samples and warm weather can't be beat. Farmers markets offer the exceptional opportunity to purchase "just picked" local produce and unique locally-made products. Here are …

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Two Legislative Wins for Healthy Eating and Active Living in Colorado

Two bills that LiveWell Colorado supported during the 2014 legislative session were signed into law today by Governor John Hickenlooper at the State Capitol. These bills promote healthy eating and active living, and support the Governor's initiative to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. House Bill 14-1301 provides $700,000 to fund educational efforts …

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