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Eat More Fruits and Vegetables — It Matters

Rebecca Perkins myCentralJersey.com August 28, 2017 With Labor Day only days away, we’ve reached the unofficial end of summer, but that doesn’t mean that all good summer things must end. If you’ve taken advantage of the fresh vegetables and fruit … Continue reading

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Bound Brook Food Pantry Benefits From Partnership

Joanne Vuoso myCentralJersey.com August 20, 2017 BOUND BROOK – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to be part of a collaborative effort with Healthier Somerset and Duke Farms in Hillsborough to deliver fresh produce to the Bound Brook Salvation … Continue reading

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Green Brook Farmers Market — Every Tuesday

2017 Green Brook Farmers Market Calendar Tuesdays from June 13 – September 12, 2017 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 111 Greenbrook Road (across Town Hall and the Fire House) Join us for fun with farmers, vendors and entertainment.   JUNE … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets in Somerset County Now Open

Community Farmers Markets Seasonal tailgate markets where New Jersey farmers sell the produce and other agricultural products they grow. Roadside Markets Retail establishments dedicated to selling New Jersey produce and other local products during the Garden State’s growing season. Pick … Continue reading

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Bridgewater Farmers Market

Sundays from June 25 – October 29, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Download registration packet to participate as a vendor.

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Healthier Somerset Celebrates Employee Wellness Month

Rebecca Perkins, Healthier Somerset myCentralJersey.com May 29, 2017 If you’re reading this column at home before going to work, or if you’re already on the job, your health may not be your primary focus in the day ahead, but what … Continue reading

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Green Brook Seniors Receive Fresh Fruit and Vegetables at Nutrition Event

Rebecca Perkins December 2, 2016 Healthier Somerset, through the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network, hosted “FIVE A DAY:  THE IMPORTANCE OF EATING FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES,” for the Green Brook Seniors Club on Tuesday, November 15. Twenty-three seniors attended the … Continue reading

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Healthier Somerset — Taking Stock as Year One Draws to a Close

Rebecca Perkins November 14, 2016 It’s hard to believe that we are almost through Year One of Healthier Somerset’s New Jersey Healthy Communities Network grant. Our grant activities are expanding Complete Streets in Somerset County and promoting healthy eating through … Continue reading

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Somerset County Adopts Complete Streets Resolution

Rebecca Perkins November 14, 2016 Since our founding in 2010, Healthier Somerset has championed “Complete Streets,” the New Jersey Department of Transportation program designed and operated to enable safe access to roadways for all users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and … Continue reading

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Healthier Somerset Presents Health Benefits of Complete Streets in Somerset County Workshop

Rebecca Perkins November 3, 2016 On Wednesday, October 26, Healthier Somerset joined the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, RideWise TMA, and the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University to present the benefits of incorporating … Continue reading

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