Preschool and Kindergarteners Make Yogurt Parfaits!

Seasonality, or the concept of eating according to the current season’s harvest, and location (the beautiful and hilly driftless!) were the determining forces behind the development of the Northeast Iowa Harvest of the Month calendar. This calendar (see below) is a three-year curriculum guide for introducing seasonal, local foods to school aged children. Continue reading

HSI Opens Applications for Iowa Walking College

The Healthiest State Initiative and Active Living Iowa opens applications for the second Iowa Walking College. The Iowa Walking College is an interactive educational program created to increase the number of walking advocates in local communities across the state. The program was launched as a pilot program in 2017 and built around the National Walking College curriculum created by America Walks. Continue reading