Otsego Memorial Hospital is one of more than 1,300 hospitals nationwide that have joined the Healthier Hospitals Initiative and are striving to provide their patients with balanced, nutritious and sustainable meals.
A Building Healthy Communities grant has helped the Friendship Centers of Emmet County implement a thriving Farm to Senior project which strives to bring delicious, nutritional and environmentally friendly food to more people around the county.
Leelanau Christian Neighbors provides food for children living below the federal poverty line to take home with them over the weekend, a critical time when they might not get all the nutrition they need. The Lake Leelanau-based nonprofit received a Building Healthy Communities grant to build two dozen raised beds to grow produce for those it serves.
Groundwork is partnering with the Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNWM) on a Building Healthy Communities program to make healthier food choices easier to make and ultimately impact our communities by reducing the incidence of chronic disease.