How Disconnecting Can Help Your Family Connect

Turn Spring Break into a screen break! One year into the pandemic, the dependency on technology has taken its toll and the desire to find easy ways to unplug is even more in demand. Hear from our partners at Wellness in the Schools about great ways kids and families can disconnect from the screens and reconnect with themselves and the world around them.

Dig In! Picture Books about Mindfulness and Tuning into Nature

Spring is in the air, bringing a feeling of hope, along with more and more days where the weather invites us outdoors. There are many picture books that encourage readers to soak it all up and really experience the outdoors in a thoughtful way. Find some of our favorites that focus on nature as a setting for active adventures, observations, practicing mindfulness, and tuning in and taking care of ourselves.

Meet Green Bronx Machine: Building the Heart of a Healthy Community

Housed in South Bronx’s Community School 55, Green Bronx Machine (GBM) is rooted in the belief that healthy students help drive healthy schools, and healthy schools become the heart of a healthy community. GBM has become one of the U.S.’s leading organizations inspiring children to grow vegetables and eat healthier while also giving them pathways for success in and out of the classroom. Hear from GBM's founder, Stephen Ritz, to learn about his reflections on 2020, GBM’s partnership with Whole Kids Foundation, and his call to action.

Since 2011, we have provided over 8.2 million kids with opportunities to connect with nature and food through our grants and programs.

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Together, we are growing healthy kids!

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Kids Choosing Fruits and Veggies