Empowering children to lead healthy lives

Eat smart, move more marketing campaign poster

The Virginia 4-H Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids Program launched its Eat Smart, Move More initiative in 2011 to help children throughout Virginia develop healthy eating habits and increase their activity levels. Virginia Cooperative Extension distributed 65,000 posters to schools and community based 4-H clubs, and the same message has appeared on billboards and buses in major metropolitan areas throughout the state.

Over the past nine years, Virginia Cooperative Extension has pioneered a research-based program that has motivated 30,000 Virginia children to lead healthier lives through good nutrition, physical activity, and body-image awareness. Read More 


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