Access to healthy, affordable food is vital for a sustainable community. A strong local food system improves health, promotes equity, and strengthens our economy. The Healthy St. Pete team works with the Office of Sustainability & Resilience and urban agriculture stakeholders to collaborate on community wide access to food & nutrition. There is a rising demand for sustainably produced, local food in cities. In response, St. Petersburg City Council approved related ordinance amendments to expand opportunities for the production and sale of
By: Daven Borders, Community Health Leader Staying fit and healthy does not require you to go to the gym or practice intense exercise. You can do wonders to improve your health simply by making walking a part of your lifestyle. According to a study made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, walking is one of the most famous forms of aerobic exercise in the US. Power Walking Power walking is a type of exercise that involves walking at the speed of
Get Fit St. Pete: Neighborhood Walks are on the FOURTH SATURDAY of every month at 9AM. Walks are located throughout St. Petersburg. The purpose of the Neighborhood Wellness Champion program is to create a liaison between Healthy St. Pete and neighborhoods throughout the City. Neighborhood Wellness Champions organize monthly walks in their neighborhoods, current walks are indicated on the map below. Interested in becoming a Neighborhood Wellness Champion or learning more? Email email@example.com.