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Friday, July 31, 2015

Healthy Blog, Happy Readers

By Sara Langworthy, Extension Educator — Children, Youth & Family Consortium

There’s a new blog in town. CYFC’s "Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Learners" (HBML) blog shares the exciting evolution of our partnership with Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul (for more on the project, check out our website). The blog, written by project staff, documents and shares the program growth with our partners and those who might benefit from knowing more about our efforts.

In our most recent entry, Graduate Assistant Nora Fox shares her experience of getting neighbors and children involved in picking some of the ripe vegetables in the garden:
This past Saturday I packed up my gardening tools, new puppy, and dirty tennis shoes and headed to the community garden at Bruce Vento. I hadn’t thought to bring extra paper bags for the vegetables to be harvested, but I wish I had! Read more and subscribe »

Through the HBML blog, we are raising the profile of our community-engaged work that creatively leverages University and community resources in partnership to promote the health and well-being of children and families in the Bruce Vento community. The blog serves as a way to capture the process of our community-based partnership work, and as a means of communication for telling the Bruce Vento story in an engaging, efficient way. Read the latest blog post and subscribe via email today at Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Learners.

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