Story Bank



















Eat and Run Story Bank

This webpage includes a collection of stories featuring ASPHN members and their work.  We showcase successful work by public health nutritionists working in state-level programs.  We have been collecting these stories since 2012 and add to the story bank as new stories are written.  The stories are organized by topic and at the bottom of this page the stories are listed alphabetically by state.  Some states have more than one success story.  

Nutrition Standards

Kentucky

Louisiana

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

New York: Fruits and Vegetables

New York: Locally Grown Produce

North Carolina

Utah

 
Salad Bars in Schools

Alaska

Michigan

Washington

 
Organizational Change with Multiple Agencies

Colorado

Kansas

Michigan

Oregon

Washington

 
See What ASPHN Member States are Accomplishing

Alaska: Salad Bars in Schools

Arkansas: Growing Healthy Communities Project

California: Birth and Beyond

California: Supporting Systems and Environmental Change Programs

Colorado: Creating a New Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Unit

Iowa: Growing Healthy Iowans

Kansas: Launching the Nutrition and Physical Activity Collaborative

Kentucky: Early Care and Education Nutrition and Physical Activity Strategic Plan

Louisiana: Home Visiting Programs

Louisiana: NAP SACC Project - Getting Kids Moving and Eating Healthy Foods

Michigan: Bringing Salad Bars into Schools

Michigan: Food Policy Council

Minnesota: Twist and Sprout - Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice in Child Care Programs

Minnesota: Healthy Beverages in Healthcare

Mississippi: Training Child Care Staff in the New State Nutrition Standards

Missouri: Culinary Skills Institute

New Hampshire: Baby Behavior

New Hampshire: Home Visiting - Helping Mothers Successfully Breastfeed

New Hampshire: Increasing Nutrition Counseling Skills Among Home Visiting and Community Health Center Staff

New York: Locally Grown Produce Initiative

New York: Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables

New York: Farm-to-Where-You-Are Programs

North Carolina: Improving Nutrition Standards for Child Care Centers

Ohio: Creating Healthy Communities

Oregon: Shared Meals Iniative

South Carolina: Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Texas: Farm-to-Work Program

Utah: TOP Star Program - Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity at Early Care and Education Centers

Washington: SAFE Salad Bars in Schools Project

Washington: Decision Tree for Medically-Necessary Infant Formula

 
Leadership

Heidi Scarpitti

Diane Golzynski

 
Breastfeeding

California

New Hampshire: Baby Behavior

New Hampshire: Lactation Consultants

South Carolina

 
Farm to Institution

Iowa

New York

Texas

 
Healthy Beverages

Minnesota

 
Home Visiting Programs

Louisiana

New Hampshire: Lactation Consultants

New Hampshire: Nutrition Counseling

 
Healthy Communities

Arkansas

California

Ohio