Upcoming Strafford County Public Health Network Events
SOMERSWORTH FARMERS MARKET– Opening day for our farmers market is June 5th, 2017 in front of Goodwin Community Health. If you are interested in being a vendor, applications are still being accepted and can be accessed here.
Somersworth Farmers Market Improving Access to Fresh Produce and Healthy Food
Did you know that last year Somersworth Farmer’s Market attracted the most SNAP/EBT members in this area to attend their farmer’s market? Last year SNAP/EBT members accessed a total of $10,102 to spend at the farmers market, $8,362 of which was distributed as free incentives through market match and close the gap. (Almost double the numbers of last year with $5,799 accessed, $4,531 of which were free incentives)
New County Health Rankings for Strafford County
The County Health Rankings are released annually by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and compare various health measurements of county’s throughout the state, which enable public health leaders to understand the differences that exist in health throughout the state.Read More »