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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Perspectives (January 2017)

Beauty and food. People have a biological response to beauty, as we do to food. Over the holidays I had coffee with Soyini Guyton in St. Paul, MN. Soyini co-founded a 5 acre urban farm and is our Dig In! keynoter on March 4.  We talked about the role More


Connecting Health and Horticulture

“People have improved health outcomes when they are connected to nature, the food system and plants. I’m very passionate about that and connecting people to their place,” said Melissa Tinling, who earned a Master’s of Public Health from UNC in 2012 and will complete her Master’s in Horticultural Science More


Support AHA on #GivingTuesday

Black Friday  and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and Tuesday, Nov. 29, marks #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. Help us increase our impact in Wake County! Consider giving of your time and financial support: Volunteers to crunch data Volunteers for Dig In (March 4, 2017) $20 covers printing More


Perspectives (November 2016)

One more cool thing in our area: fruit trees and berry bushes on the NC State greenway. This month, the first of these were planted with funds obtained by AHA. The project itself was co-led by NC State Grounds and Maintenance and a fantastic horticulture professor and her class. More


Wake Voters Approve Bond for Transit Plan

Last week, 53% of Wake County voters approved the Transit Plan referendum on the ballot, and thus approved a one-half percent local sales and use tax referendum to fund the Wake County Transit Plan. Over the next few months, the GoTriangle Board of Trustees will take the steps necessary More


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