Community Inspired • Partner Driven • Improving Health & Well-Being

Healthy Peninsula's primary purpose is to improve the health and well-being of the residents of the Blue Hill Peninsula, Deer Isle, and Stonington by mobilizing, supporting, and collaborating with community partners.

Serving the interests of all, from the tiniest newborns to our oldest community members, our work is based in challenges and needs defined by the communities themselves, and our three major initiatives implement proven strategies individualized to each community through programs, services, and networks informed by local voices.

Healthy Families

Early Childhood Community Planning Project, Early Childhood Interest Group

Healthy Eating

Magic Food Bus, Garden Camp, Senior Lunches, Healthy Snacks for Kids, Butterfly and Teaching Gardens

Healthy Aging

Community Paramedicine Project, Age Friendly Coastal Communities, Choices that Matter, The Unlonely Creative Circle Project

News from Healthy Peninsula

The Magic Food Bus is 10 Years Old and Going Strong!

Happy ten-year anniversary Magic Food Bus! In 2011, Margaret Bixby shared an innovative idea to introduce Sedgwick families to fresh, healthy produce and inspire a student summer reading program. Ten years later, the Magic Food Bus has blossomed into a welcomed and dependable healthy food and reading resource, delivering books for kids and adults of …