Western North Carolina…
…has a history of storytelling: passing on traditions and knowledge from one generation to another. A region rich in farming, folk traditions, arts and music, and outdoor living has much to offer its residents. A bounty of opportunities for healthy eating, active living, and living in a tobacco free environment exists, and can be embraced. At MountainWise, we believe this is the key to a healthy community.
By honoring traditions and embracing the natural resources of the mountains, we can make the healthy choice the easy choice and strengthen the health of all communities in Western North Carolina.
The MountainWise Region
MountainWise, a regional public health partnership, will use an $873,930 grant from Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to fund the expansion of their WorkWise Western North Carolina program. The WorkWise Western North Carolina (WWWNC) project implementation will...
Partnership with Bountiful Cities, Healthy Haywood, MANNA FoodBank, Reinvestment Partners and County Health Departments to increase local food security.