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Ne Iowa Food & Fitness

  1. 1. 2010 Iowa Bike Summit Scot Michelson, Fayette County Conservation Lynette Anderson, Youth Engagement Coordinator and 4-H
  2. 2. <ul><li>Our Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Iowa is a unique place where all residents and guests experience, celebrate and promote healthy locally grown food with abundant opportunity for physical activity and play EVERY DAY! Healthier people make stronger families and vibrant communities . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Our Strategies & Policy Targets </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy A: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that school district policies & practices support healthy living of children, families and community members. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Procurement policy which allows for geographical preference of local foods in schools. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production of health promoting foods schools can purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of physical activity in school curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of school facilities use by children and the public outside of school hours. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Our Strategies & Policy Targets </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy B: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that fresh, local, healthy food is available and affordable in all communities, neighborhoods and institutions . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment in new and existing producers who produce food for local food systems. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development/maintenance of storage/processing capabilities for local foods. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Our Strategies & Policy Targets </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy C: </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that communities have a built environment that supports abundant opportunities for physical activity and play. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Development /maintenance of infrastructure for walking and bicycling for local transportation. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Safe Routes To School Pilots <ul><li>Central of Elkader </li></ul><ul><li>Riceville </li></ul><ul><li>New Hampton </li></ul><ul><li>Ossian </li></ul><ul><li>Waukon </li></ul><ul><li>Valley of Elgin </li></ul>
  7. 7. Riceville Bike Rodeo <ul><li>145 bicycles replaced vehicles in the High School parking lot on May 22, 2009 </li></ul>
  8. 8. NE Iowa FFI School Events <ul><li>Central of Elkader Walk to School Wednesdays </li></ul><ul><li>Riceville Walk & Roll to School </li></ul><ul><li>Howard Winneshiek Walk at School </li></ul><ul><li>Decorah Fall Walk to School </li></ul>

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