Fare for All in Central Minnesota!

BLEND staff recently had the pleasure of volunteering with Fare for All in St. Cloud and St. Joseph. This non-profit organization, sponsored by the Twin Cities-based The Food Group, seeks to make quality food affordable to everyone!

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October is National Farm-to-School Month!

During the month of October, thousands of communities around the nation are celebrating National Farm-to-School Month! Whether it’s through food education, school gardens, or lunch trays filled with local, hearty options, everyone can have the opportunity to celebrate this wonderful initiative!

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CentraCare Recognized Nationally for Childhood Obesity Efforts

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today recognized the greater St. Cloud region in its release of an updated collection of stories and reports from a growing number of states, cities and counties that have measured declines in their childhood obesity rates.

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The Fit Kids Club 2016 Series Is Here!

The 2016 BLEND Fit Kids Club Series line-up of events has been finalized! We are excited to once again partner with McKay’s Dodge and their ‘McKay’s Loves Kids’ program this year. Every child (age 12 and under) who registers with BLEND, pre-registers for the events and participates in 4 or more endorsed events, or chooses our ‘3+1’ option, will earn a customized pillowcase!

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2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

In her BLEND Blog titled: What’s New? Summary of the New Dietary Guidelines, Kristin JohnsonCentraCare Health Pediatrics Registered Dietitian – simplifies the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This easy-to-read blog talks about the new changes and recommendations to maintain good health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

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