Month: November 2014

EatWell@School Cooking Competition Winner Announced

Chicken shish kebabs. Homemade hummus. Orange mélange. The recipes and cooking expertise displayed at Friday night’s EatWell@School Cooking Competition looked like an episode of Iron Chef. The skillets were hot, the competition was fierce, and, at the end of the night, Denver Human Services Family Crisis Center was declared the 2014 winner. Jo Ellen Mitchell …

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Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact Launched on Nov. 14

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and founding partners, including LiveWell Colorado, Centura Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center and Denver Public Health, Lutheran Hospital, the University of Colorado School of Medicine—Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson County Public Health, Tri-County Public Health, and Kaiser-Permanente Healthcare, recently launched the Colorado Healthy Hospital Compact, …

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Food Insecurity Drives Evaluation and Action Plan in Northwest Colorado

Famous for champagne powder and world-class summer recreation, Routt County in Northwest Colorado has gained a reputation as an affluent, fit community. Because of this, it may come as a surprise that accessing and affording healthy foods is an ongoing challenge for many of the county’s residents. A large number of the jobs held by …

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