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Welcome to the Whole Kids Blog! We can't wait to share our stories, photos and healthy tips with you!

We believe the more children know about and feel connected to food, the more curious they become about how things grow and taste — and the more willing they are to try new foods. It takes a village to give children these opportunities and ultimately change the future of their health.

Fall Back to Health with Dr. Alona

As summer morphs into fall, I often observe a premature tendency to begin the winter hibernation. This year, let’s make it different by focusing on back to school, back to routines, and back to health. Instead of fall-ing asleep, let’s fall awake.

Worm Farms at Garfield Elementary

Kids are naturally fascinated by creepy crawlies, and “worm farms” offer a gateway to get youngsters engaged and productive in the school garden.

North Carolina Celebration with United Health Group!

First lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper joined United Health Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation to award 22 grants totaling $44,000 to schools and YMCAs statewide to support children’s nutrition.

Join Our Garden Grant & Honey Bee Webinars!

Are curious about our garden grants? Would you like to bring a honey bee hive to you school, but you're not sure how? Join one of our garden grant and honey bee grant webinars to lean more!