Recent Posts from MountainWise:

It’s November! Time to Talk Turkey About Diabetes

November is the month we celebrate Thanksgiving. On the last Thursday of the month, we gather together with family and friends to share our gratitude for everything life has to offer. We share a meal with turkey and all the fixings, and pumpkin pie and apple cake for...

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Stecoah Valley Center Revitalizes Graham County

At MountainWise we know that a healthy community is about more than physical health. It's also about emotional, social, environmental, spiritual, intellectual and economic health. This video demonstrates how one community repurposed an old building in order...

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MountainMarkets Initiative Receives CFWNC $30K Grant

We are excited to announce that MountainWise's MountainMarkets Healthy Corner Market initiative, through the Macon County Public Health Department, received a $30,000 Food and Farming grant.   The grant money, provided in partnership with The Normac Endowment Fund,...

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Graham County Creates New Opportunities to Get Out and Play

Graham County has been making great strides this year in providing opportunities for safe and fun activities for residents.  Accomplishments include: Greenway piece completed as part of pedestrian connectivity plan at Robbinsville High School.  The Robbinsville Fit...

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Haywood County Library Host Cooking Local Together Demonstation

The Haywood County Library, Canton Branch hosted a Cooking Local Together demonstration or parents and children in Haywood County. While special guests; Tina Masciarelli, Buy Haywood Project Coordinator; MountainWise’s Melissa Rockett; and guest Chef Alex Masciarelli...

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Now Registering for MountainElements Symposium

We are pleased to announce that MountainElements, the regional Health Impact Assessment for Western North Carolina, is nearing completion. As we wrap up our assessment, we need your input on final recommendations and stakeholders roles. MountainWise invites you to...

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Local Tailgate Markets Offer Activities for the Kids

Farmers Markets have always been a cornerstone of our Appalachian culture, featuring fresh and locally grown fruits and veggies.  For generations, they have provided an opportunity to meet the local farmers, visit with neighbors, and learn new crafts. Not much has...

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Free E-Cookbook Features Affordable & Delicious Meals

Let's face it, preparing daily meals can become an arduous task. Tried and true recipes can dull over time with too much use and coming up with something new can feel overwhelming. But with the new, free A SNAP Cookbook Good and Cheap,mealtime will be an, er, snap!...

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