Welcome Lilyana!

Healthy Peninsula is delighted to be hosting, in partnership with Healthy Acadia, our first Goodwill VISTA volunteer. Lilyanna Sollberger will be working part-time on Healthy Eating projects through August. Having grown up on the Blue Hill Peninsula, she is deeply invested in the health and well being of her community members. Lilyanna attended College of …

Maine Farmland Trust Supports Food Security Work

Healthy Peninsula is proud to announce the award of a food-security grant from the Maine Farmland Trust. Our work in food security began eight years ago with the Magic Food Bus (which will be rolling again at the end of June), and since then, we have discovered other ways we can help people in our …

MaineCF Awards Community Grants for Early Childhood Planning

The Maine Community Foundation has awarded a total of $148,277 to six nonprofit organizations chosen as first recipients of its Early Childhood Community Planning Grants program. The one-year grants are intended to help communities ensure their youngest children are ready to learn and thrive when they begin school. Each grantee will gather data about its …

AARP's Support Increases

Healthy Peninsula is proud to announce that we have just received an additional grant from AARP Maine to help support the work we are doing in our Age-Friendly Coastal Communities project in partnership with all nine towns in our service area and many of our Thriving in Place partners. We appreciate this vote of confidence …

Our Advocate-in-Chief Remembered

Longtime friends of Healthy Peninsula remember fondly our founder and advocate-in-chief Barbara Peppey. Barbara died in a tragic car accident near the winter home in New Mexico she shared with her husband Gerry. We received this e-mail from Gerry reporting on a fitting memorial for Barbara, who loved plants almost as much as she loved …