Join nutrition, health, and exercise experts as they share lifestyle tips that can help you live a long and productive life, free from chronic health conditions. You’ll come away with tasty and healthy recipe ideas, easy exercises, and information on … [Read more...] about Eating Your Way to 100!
The Healthy Beet Blog
Welcome to the Healthy Beet Blog, where you can read up on our latest cooking and health programs we run in the community!
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with AFAC, Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR), and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE)! Bring your pre-schoolers and kids to Shirlington Library, Central Library, and Columbia Pike for … [Read more...] about National Nutrition Month Library Series
In honor of National Nurses Week, May 6–12, we would like to thank all the nurses who have helped AFAC! A special thank you to nursing students and nurses from Marymount University, Chamberlain School of Nursing, and Stratford University for their … [Read more...] about Thank you Nurses and Nursing students!
Four dietetic interns from Sodexo and Virginia Tech spent a week each with AFAC as part of their community rotation internship. AFAC was fortunate to have their assistance from the last week of March until the first week of May. Melinda Cater, … [Read more...] about Dietetic Interns at AFAC
Samantha Brann, Deputy Coordinator of Arlington County’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and Melinda Cater, volunteer from Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) and Sodexo Dietetic Intern/Master’s degree candidate, teamed up on Tuesday, March … [Read more...] about Food Safety During Power Outages
Along with the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE), AFAC celebrated National Nutrition Month at the Central Public Library on March 26th. The theme was “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” and the event included an afternoon of nutrition-related games, … [Read more...] about National Nutrition Month Celebration
Over the past few months, AFAC's Cooking and Nutrition Coordinator, Aisha Salazar, coached and taught classes on nutrition, cooking, and budgeting to a group of teens from the Bridges to Independence/4-H Youth Leadership Academy (b2i/4-H YLA). We are … [Read more...] about Regional 4-H Food Challenge Champions!
April 10: English / Spanish April 3: English / Spanish March 27: English / Spanish March 13: English / Spanish March 6: English / Spanish February 27: English / Spanish February 13: English / Spanish February 6: English / … [Read more...] about Healthy Play Newsletters
On Sunday, March 26, join us at Arlington Central Library from 2-5pm for an afternoon of fun for the whole family for an event to celebrate National Nutrition Month. The free event teaches children about My Plate through games and activities and … [Read more...] about Put Your Best Fork Forward