The childhood obesity epidemic is one of the greatest threats to the well being of our children. As the Center for Disease Control has stated, at this present rate, one out of every three children born since 2001 will develop diabetes in their lives. Some of the most dramatic increases in the number of overweight and obese are being observed among preschool-aged children. The Healthy Eating Active Living – HEAL program, is a multi-agency collaborative effort on the forefront to fight and eradicate obesity.
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As the days grow longer and flowers begin to bloom, we are reminded of the change of seasons. A moment to breathe, create, & welcome those re-awakening from a winter slumber. Read more…
In The Garden
Winter brings in moments of silence, breath, & time to pause, both in our lives & in our gardens. As you have seen in your gardens, as the days grew shorter & colder, the plants started growing slower, the slugs, birds, & insects came out…Read more…
Out In Nature: Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!
As we move through the seasons, Autumn outside of our gardens is brimming with life and abundance for all creatures, not just us!Insects, reptiles, rodents, birds, squirrels, livestock and wild mammals are gorging and, in some cases, also saving some food for their survival. Read more…
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932 C Street, Novato, CA 94949 415.883.6222
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Healdsburg • Santa Rosa • Petaluma • Sonoma • Novato