Mass in Motion Blog

Strawberry-Avocado Summer Salsa

In spite of the rain, the Sally Frank/Melrose Farmers Market held a successful healthy, in-season food demonstration on June 27, 2013! Melrose-Wakefield Hospital/Hallmark Health Systems‘ Executive Chef Peter Guiliano and Clinical Dietitian Emmie Burke made Strawberry Avocado Salsa.   Emmie came to the market at 1pm when it opened to pick up the strawberries and cilantro… Read More

Wakefield Sunoco is a Mass in Motion Healthy Market!

(Wakefield, MA) June 27, 2013….Mass in Motion-Melrose/Wakefield is proud to announce that Wakefield Sunoco is a Mass in Motion Healthy Market.  Melrose and Wakefield are participating in the Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program, an initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program works with local convenience store… Read More

Healthy Kids Out of School–an amazing resource!

Are you ready to help kids Drink Right, Move Move and Snack Smart? Here’s what the Healthy Kids Hub can offer your program: Three simple principles for healthy habits in out-of-school time programs: Drink Water:  choose water instead of sugar-sweetened beverages Move More:  boost movement and physical activity in all programs Snack Smart:  fuel up… Read More

Bicycle Safety Tips

MELROSE PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE OFFERS BICYCLE SAFETY TIPS   Go by bike! (Melrose, MA) June 13, 2013 –The Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee, re-established by the City of Melrose in 2012 with support from Mayor Dolan, is working throughout Melrose to improve conditions for pedestrians and bicyclists and promote walking and bicycling as… Read More

Wakefield 7-Eleven is now a Mass in Motion Healthy Market

  (Wakefield, MA) June 12, 2013….Mass in Motion-Melrose/Wakefield is proud to announce that Wakefield 7-Eleven is a Mass in Motion Healthy Market.  Melrose and Wakefield are participating in the Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program, an initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program works with local convenience… Read More

Biking and Birding…it’s a thing!

Anyone see the summer North Shore magazine article?  Very interesting. Thought I would at least pass along the reliable online resources for biking and birding in our area: Biking www.nscyc.org www.massbike.org www.railstotrails.org Birding www.newburyportbirders.com www.essexheritage.org/birding www.massaudobon.org/Birds_and_Birding/birdstowatch