Round one supported 39 healthy eating and/or active living focused projects across 20 Mid North Coast communities.

Some inspiring examples of past projects include:

– A new edible wall garden at St Patrick’s Outside School Hours Care Macksville inspires healthy eating by giving kids the opportunity to grow their own healthy foods

– Homework club for Orara High School students from refugee, English as an additional language and low socio-economic backgrounds are adding health literacy and healthy eating to their studies

– Women of all ages living in Port Macquarie are combining forces to create reusable vegetable bags out of recycled curtain materials to not only share among community, but to address depression and anxiety, social isolation and lack of self-esteem

– People with Parkinson’s disease and their carers in Coffs Harbour and Nambucca can participate in an evidence-based dancing program.