COVID – 19 Food Access Map Updates

Healthy Active Arkansas continues to work with state and local governments, community leaders, our partners and others to provide access to foods for all Arkansans during this public health crisis. Our partners and stakeholders have created a COVID-19 Food Access map to provide information on locations for food pantries and school and community meals throughout […]

COVID – 19 Food Access Map

Healthy Active Arkansas continues to work with state and local governments, community leaders, our partners and others to provide access to foods for all Arkansans during this public health crisis. Our partners and stakeholders have created a COVID-19 Food Access map to provide information on locations for food pantries and school and community meals throughout […]

Arkansas Farm to School program holds training in Northwest Arkansas

Some schoolchildren don’t know what a real blueberry looks like or how to peel an orange. The Northwest Arkansas office of the American Heart Association attended training at the Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative in Farmington recently to discuss ways to get more fresh, healthy produce from farms into schools. School teachers and community representatives […]

School Breakfast Programs Benefit Students, Schools

a picture of high school students holding a sign that says breakfast equals success

Governor Hutchinson has proclaimed March School Breakfast Month in Arkansas, and our partners–The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, Arkansas Department of Education, and others–are taking the opportunity to raise awareness about the many benefits–and growth–of school breakfast programs in Arkansas. In addition, Gov. Hutchinson joined the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, Baptist Health and the Little Rock […]

Farmers Market Week 2017

picture of people with Governor Hutchinson

Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA), in conjunction with the Arkansas Agriculture Department and Governor Hutchinson, is proud to recognize the important role of the state’s farmers in efforts to improve the health of Arkansans. Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables each day is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, as well as reducing […]

Youth Leaders Participate in Community Ambassador Training

Community Ambassador Training

The Arkansas Department of Health, and Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) partner, hosted a community ambassador training on Saturday, April 22. Attendees were community youth leaders and pageant contestants who learned how to incorporate HAA into their civic and community platforms. HAA is the 10-year initiative that the Governor endorsed to increase the percentage of Arkansans […]