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Wello, resource centers partner to cultivate community through produce box grant project

What we know: Higher consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with better health outcomes, including decreased rates of heart disease and cancer. Also true: Despite advances in understanding the systemic barriers to healthy food access, diet-related health problems continue to disproportionately affect low-income communities of color. The question: Why, particularly in a community like…

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Wello Awards Nearly $8,000 in Mindfulness Grants to Green Bay Schools

Wello has awarded $7,637 to 29 teachers and staff across 15 schools in the Green Bay Area Public School District as part of our mindfulness capacity building work with the district.  “It’s exciting to see the progress that we have made towards making mindfulness practices available to staff and students as research shows these practices…

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The Jicama Effect

What does jicama, a delicious crunchy vegetable that plays a key role in Hispanic cuisine, have to do with well-being?  It’s kind of a cool story.   But before we talk about jicama, we need to talk about social connectedness. Connectedness is a hot topic in our world, because research repeatedly demonstrates a strong connection between…

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Ashwaubenon Aims to Increase Connectivity For All

Exciting news out of the Village of Ashwaubenon regarding their commitment toward helping to build a more active and connected Brown County for all! On January 25, 2022, the Ashwaubenon Village Board passed an ordinance requiring all new residential subdivisions to include pedestrian accommodations. Pedestrian accommodations mean sidewalks, paved paths running parallel to streets, off street…

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