The Magic of Soup

A + B = C. Soup. Service. Connection. That is what has been happening across the Blue Hill Peninsula since early April under the watchful eye and skillful coordination of Healthy Peninsula’s Anna Wind and Anne Schroth. Combining the Magic Food Bus mission of making healthy, local food available to all and Age-Friendly Coastal Community’s …

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 …

COVID-19 Volunteer Support

Healthy Peninsula and our community partners are offering free, volunteer services to help vulnerable community members with grocery shopping, prescription pickup, and pickup/delivery of other essentials. Please click here to find out more.

Life in the Time of Corona—Community, Creativity, and Care

I am a news junkie, as well as a health provider, and I can spend hours each day being saturated with the latest news and publicity about coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Numbers, trends, travel bans, economic fallout, school closings, heroic medical personnel, social-distancing—when my eyes blur and my head spins, I try to find images and …

Local and Regional COVID-19 Resources Available on Our Website

Healthy Peninsula, the region’s community health coordination organization is working closely with our community partners to avoid overlap and extend our collective reach to support people in need during this time of COVID-19. Links to resources, volunteer sign up, and staff email addresses can be found on our website: www.healthypeninsula.org. Specifically, https://healthypeninsula.org/resources/covid-19-resources/ will take you …

Empty Bowl Supper Helps Fill the Magic Food Bus

Brooksville Elementary School is hosting an Empty Bowl community supper on Thursday October 17, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Families and friends are invited to come for a hearty meal where they can make a donation to take home a student-made bowl that will first be filled with a delicious and nourishing soup. Art students are …

The Magic Food Bus Is Flyin’ High

Healthy Peninsula’s Magic Food Bus is one of the local “attractions” spotlighted in the current edition of Cape Air’s travel magazine, along with happenings in St. Croix, St. Louis, Cape Cod, and Montana. Check out the article on page 20 at https://pubs.hawthorncreative.com/capeair/.