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Support for Your Kids Garden: Grants due October 1

Is your congregation or organization starting a youth-based community garden?  Check out this funding opportunity from Subaru. Grant applications for the Healthy Sprouts Awards are due October 1, 2010.

F as in Fat 2010 Finds Continued Rise in Nation's Obesity Rates

 

Adult rates increase in 28 states; significant disparities persist among racial and ethnic groups.

 

The country’s obesity epidemic continues to worsen, as detailed in F as in Fat 2010: How the Obesity Crisis Threatens America’s Future. Adult obesity rates climbed in 28 states during the past year and now exceed 25 percent in more than two-thirds of the states, with rates higher among Blacks and Latinos.