Montana Action for Healthy Kids

Montana AFHK is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Montana’s children in schools and communities through nutrition and physical activity where children learn, participate in, and enjoy healthy lifestyle behaviors.   Montana Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), a subcommittee of the national Action for Healthy Kids initiative, is a statewide coalition dedicated to improving […]

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Farm to School

  The National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is an information, advocacy and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education into school systems and preschools. With Farm to School, students gain access to healthy, local foods as well as education opportunities such as school gardens, cooking lessons […]

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Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association

      Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association in Ekalaka, Montana truly understands the value of academic progression for their nurses. The management staff goes above and beyond to support and ensure that their nurses are reaching their highest academic potential. Dahl Memorial Healthcare knows that more education equals better care for patients. Check out this […]

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Supermarket Tours

 Program Information: Rebecca Morley, MA, CLC, with the Missoula City-County Health Department, has created a unique program aimed at improving the health and nutrition knowledge for its citizens. Under the umbrella of the Eat Smart Missoula Program, Supermarket Tours are used as a valuable tool to teach families and individuals how to shop for and […]

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Lewistown Trail System

The trail system of Lewistown is funded through City of Lewistown, grants (Recreation Trails Program of MT), and anonymous donors. They have partnered with a nonprofit organization, Friend of the Trails, to maintain the use and benefits of having an extensive trail system in a small community. The trails that run through Lewistown are provided […]

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Yoga for Healthy Aging

   Yoga for Healthy Aging Whitefish Community Center offers a free yoga program for people in the community. Yoga for Healthy Aging is an ongoing program every Tuesday at 9:30 am. This program is a gentle, slow-paced yoga practice that aims to improve  breathing, balance, strength, and flexibility. Yoga is a great way to stay fit and can be exceptionally beneficial […]

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Farmers, Foodies, and Fun

Farmers, Foodies, and Fun  Kohl’s Cares and Bozeman Deaconess Health Services have teamed up to help you and your kids grow your own vegetables this summer. They will help with free seedlings (for the first 200 children), gardening hints, recipes, tips on healthy eating, and more. Contact Info: 406-414-1644 DATES: June 2, 2015 5:00pm – […]

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Scobey Active Living Project

About Scobey: Scobey is located in northeastern Montana, 14 miles from the Canadian border.  It is the county seat of Daniels County which, according to the 2000 census, has a population 2,017, with 1,082 residing in Scobey.  Agriculture is the largest industry which consists of mainly grain and cattle.   Daniels County NAPA Mission Statement:   To […]

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MOVE Missoula

  MOVE Missoula is a long-term community based initiative led by the Missoula City-County Health Department. The initiative uses population based strategies to improve health and wellness by increasing daily physical activity. MOVE Missoula created MOVE Minutes. MOVE Minutes explain how much physical activity adults and children need every day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. […]

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Profile of the Week: Mineral Community Hospital Disc Golf Course

This past year the Mineral Community Hospital Foundation partnered with Superior High school to design and install a disc golf course on the hospital campus.  The goal of this project was to offer Mineral County residents a unique recreation venue to engage with family and friends.   The disc golf course project began in the […]

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Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council

The Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council’s mission is to vigorously promote a sustainable, local food system that encourages a better quality of life for our citizens, improves the community’s economy and self-reliance, and preserves the land for generations to come.   The Red Lodge Area Food Partnership Council has formed the following task force groups […]

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Garden City Harvest Missoula

Garden City Harvest builds community through agriculture by growing produce with and for people with low-incomes, offering education and training in ecologically conscious agriculture, and using our sites for the personal restoration of youth and adults. 7 Community Gardens (shared space and tools) 4 Community Farms (CSAs and Education, local food in Missoula, food bank) […]

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