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NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 3d ago

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 N...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 5d ago

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 incre...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 6d ago

FFI Bits – Jan 12

Rainbow Carrot Taste Test – Decorah early childhood students tried purple, yellow, and orange carrots and then graphed their class favorite. Yellow carrots were the favorite! A big thanks to...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 6d ago

Wellness committee welcomes input from community

At MFL MarMac, the focus is on more than just educating students. It’s also about ensuring their health and well-being. That’s where the district’s wellness committee comes into play.   Made...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

Welcome Vicki Starks to the FFI Early Childhood Team

Hello! My name is Vicki Starks.  I am very excited about the New Year, 2018, as I join the Fayette County Food and Fitness Initiative team as the Early Childhood Educational Associate for Fa...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

WSB Volunteer Recognized by West Union

The West Union Chamber of Commerce recently announced its 2018 Community Award winners within the areas of education, community service, youth, historical preservation, health and religion. ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

Statewide Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives Funding

The Iowa Transportation Commission recently approved $756,084 in total funding for three statewide Iowa’s Transportation Alternatives program projects. This program supports projects such as...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

Food Hub Financial Management Boot Camp; Incredible Success in Iowa!

With multiple partners, multiple funders, and a ready-made audience, the stars aligned to bring the Food Hub Financial Management Boot Camp to Iowa, where it was a timely intervention and un...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 1W ago

New skating rink in Marquette

For the first time in over a decade, local families can enjoy ice skating on the Marquette bench. Just before the new year, the city’s public works employees, Jason Sullivan and John Hines, ...
NE Iowa Food & Fitness · 2W ago

WC FFI Team hosts basketball tourney

The West Central Food and Fitness team successfully planned and hosted a community basketball tournament recently. The tourney included teams from Upper Iowa University, West Central alumni ...