Healthy Food

Healthy Food Choices: improve healthy food access

Thanksgiving Dinner in Nauvoo

Capstone Rural Health Center and Hope House Church’s Loaves and Fish Food Truck have joined together again to offer a special, community-wide Thanksgiving Dinner at Capstone’s new location in Nauvoo (156 3rd Ave Nauvoo). It is Monday the 23rd from 11:30am… read more ›

Food Resource Brochure

Thanks to a grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health’s Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program, the Healthy Food Choices Priority Group received a $1600 grant to pay for the design and development of a “Food Assistance Brochure.” The… read more ›

Food Providers Appreciation 2015 Event

The 2015 Walker County Food Providers Appreciation meeting was opened with prayer by Reverend Dennis Culbreth, pastor of First Baptist Church, Jasper. Chris Nuss, Priority Group Chair, had each attendee introduce themselves and their organizations. Appreciation was expressed for the volunteer… read more ›

June Healthy Food Choices Meeting

Please join us next Thursday, June 25th at 3PM at the Walker County Extension Office (1501 N Airport Rd, Jasper) for the next Healthy Food Choices meeting. Here (Healthy Food Choices_6.25.15 Agenda) is the June meeting agenda as well as the minutes from… read more ›

Food Provider’s Appreciation Event 2015

On March 16th, the Healthy People Priority Group was privileged to host a reception in honor of the food providers of Walker County who so compassionately give of their time and resources throughout the year to reduce hunger in our… read more ›

March’s Recipes of the Month!

It’s a new week and time for some new recipes. The Healthy Food Choices Priority group is starting to gather healthy recipes to share and inspire healthy cooking across the county. There will be new recipes posted every month. We… read more ›

ARC Grant Received to Increase Student Health Opportunities

The Walker County Health Action Partnership has received a $50,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) in order to increase physical activity and nutrition education opportunities for Walker County students. The goal of the project is twofold: to encourage children’s… read more ›

Healthy Food Choices Priority Group Meeting

Please mark your calendars for our first meeting in 2015, set for Thursday, January 22nd from 3:30 to 4:30 PM at West Jasper Elementary School. We will be focusing on the group’s third objective: Increase educational and nutrition opportunities through… read more ›