From national policy to your kids’ lunchroom: How King County nutrition directors worked together for healthier school meals

After the President signs a health bill into law and the celebratory press conferences are over, the real, on-the-ground work begins. Here in King County, nearly 3,000 miles away from Washington, DC, schools and school districts are continuing to implement an instrumental healthy food policy that was passed over four years ago. The Healthy Hunger-Free […]

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How one of the largest food purchasing industries is making healthy choices easy

Hospitals across King County are making the healthy choice the easy choice for their staff, visitors, outpatients, and communities in an often overlooked place—their cafeterias. Through the Community Transformation Grant (CTG), MultiCare Auburn Medical Center, Highline Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and Valley Medical Center committed to serving healthier food and creating food environments in […]

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