FoodCorps is a nonprofit organization that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service.
Improving Health Across Oregon Through Blue Zones Partnership, a project led by Lauren Kramer with Patty Case, Cheryl Kirk and Mandy Hatfield, received one of just 10 2019 Vice Provost Awards for Excellence at a ceremony held last week.
Everyone knows that Americans are too fat and getting fatter. Fully two-thirds of adults and one-third of children tip the scales at unhealthy weights. But figuring out what to do about a problem so tightly stitched into the cultural fabric is a big unknown.