Month: April 2016

LiveWell’s School Food Initiative: Carving out a Model for Sustainable Scratch Cooking in Colorado Schools

By Leslie Levine, Technical Assistance & Research Manager, LiveWell Colorado   I am the longest-running employee at LiveWell Colorado, so I have been around to witness many transitions in the LiveWell@School Food Initiative program model since its launch in 2010. Today, the School Food Initiative (SFI) provides comprehensive training in culinary arts, marketing, and operations …

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Hunger & Obesity: The Unexpected Connection

By Karen Moldovan, Director of Policy, LiveWell Colorado This post was adapted from guest columns published in the Montrose Daily Press on April 15, 2016, and in The Pueblo Chieftain on April 23, 2016. At first glance, hunger and obesity not only seem disconnected from one another, but may even appear to be opposing conditions; however, …

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Rosemary Rodriguez

Rosemary Rodriguez named to LiveWell Colorado Board of Directors

Senator Michael Bennet’s Colorado Office Director and Denver Public Schools Board member joins statewide nonprofit board DENVER — April 21, 2016 — Rosemary Rodriguez has been named to the board of directors for LiveWell Colorado. She will begin her appointment in November. “We are honored to have Rosemary Rodriguez join the LiveWell Colorado board of …

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LiveWell Voices: Five Questions With Julie George, LiveWell Colorado’s Director of the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign

As someone who traded in her swim cap for a pair of running shoes, Julie George has always been a model for healthy living here at LiveWell Colorado. She was recently recognized as a Public Health Hero of the Year by Tri-County Health Department (TCHD), which represents Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties. Her tireless efforts …

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