Down town Green Bay

Some Cool Data about Gratitude

This time of year there’s always a spate of articles featuring the physical and mental health benefits of gratitude.  But what if you don’t feel grateful?  Is it genetic or what? A matter of a sunny disposition?   Well, this year, researchers at the think tank Civic Science decided to take a look at factors…

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snow by fire hydrant

First Snow, Here We Go! Winter WINS for Well-Being

Ho ho ho…look out below!  When snow fell on the runners at the Door County Fall 50 earlier this Fall, we should have seen it coming.   Autumn was a chilly one, folks, and if this week’s flakes are any harbinger, Old Man Winter has got some weather in store for us.   So let’s show…

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Payment at Green Bay farmer's market

Equity at the Markets

This week, as we continue to celebrate the power of “we” to build well-being, our spotlight falls on the collaborative work that Wello (started under the name Live54218) has undertaken with community partners to make it possible for FoodShare users to shop at local Farmers Markets.   Farmers markets enhance community well-being by connecting people to…

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greens growing in a garden

Local Lunch Is Winning!

In September, Live54218 (now Wello) hosted our first Farm to School Task Force meeting of the 2018-19 school year and the “power of We” was in the room.  One of the biggest wins on display was summed up perfectly by one Food Service Director: “I can’t believe the amount of local produce I am buying!”…

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