Senator Jon Tester Supports National Rural Health Day in Montana

Tester marks ‘National Rural Health Day’ by highlighting access Senator says Montana’s rural health education centers play a vital role in underserved areas. (U.S. SENATE) – Senator Jon Tester on Thursday marked the first annual ‘National Rural Health Day’ by shining a spotlight on an initiative that supports better health care in Montana: the state’s […]

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Governor Schweitzer Proclaims November 17, 2011 as National Rural Health Day in Montana

Please read Governor Schweitzer’s proclamation to make November 17, 2011 National Rural Health Day in Montana.

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Congressman Denny Rehberg Supports National Rural Health Day in Montana

Please read what  Representative Denny Rehberg has to say about rural health in Montana.

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Senator Max Baucus supports National Rural Health Day in Montana

Please read Senator Baucus’ letter of support about National Rural Health Day in Montana. Contact Senator Max Baucus at: 30 W 14th St Ste 206 Helena, MT 59601 (406) 449-5480  

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Longfellow Farm to School (F2S) Committee

Longfellow Farm to School (F2S) Committee is a Bozeman, Montana parent based group that educates school children about local foods, nutrition and healthy habits.    The Longfellow Farm to School Committee received a grant from the Community Food Co-op and was able to partner up with a local company to make six movable garden boxes […]

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Montana FoodCorps & Grow Montana

Montana’s FoodCorps is a team of young leaders fighting the childhood obesity epidemic by helping K-12 schools serve more locally grown food, grow school gardens, and conduct hands-on nutrition education. The 2011-2012 team is focused on Montana’s rural communities, especially those with high levels of poverty or food insecurity.   In the summer of 2006, […]

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Sweet Grass Food

Started in 2008, the Big Timber Community Garden has a goal of providing nutritious and fresh produce to the community of Big Timber. Many gardeners give a portion of their harvest to the community food bank, the senior center, or sell at the farmer’s market. Program Description: What is the health and wellness or prevention […]

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Go Play

  Every year MSU-Billings’ students in the Media for Social Change class through the Department of Communications and Theaters promotes a different cause. In the spring of 2006, the communication students launched the Go Play! campaign. Go Green! Go Fit! Go Nutrition! Go Parks! During the 2006-2007 school year, students from Montana State University-Billings (MSU-Billings) […]

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