Category: Profiles

#HealthCenterSpotlight: Martha Eliot Health Center

Martha Eliot Health Center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! For the past fifty years, this Boston Children’s Hospital-affiliated health center has taken care of the neighboring Jamaica Plain area. Martha Eliot offers a variety of fitness sessions and food

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Health Center Spotlight: Bowdoin Street Health Center

Bowdoin Street Health Center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! Founded in 1972, this Kohl’s-funded health center has taken care of the community for almost fifty years. Bowdoin Street offers a variety of fitness sessions and food access activities. In

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Health Center Spotlight: Brookside Community Health

Brookside Community Health center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! This busy health center serves more than 11,000 people annually from the surrounding Jamaica Plain community. Brookside Community Health is operated by Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The center offers different

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Using Traditional Foods with Oldways

Eating healthy doesn’t mean leaving behind traditional flavors or cooking bland food. Every cuisine can be nutritious! According to Oldways, traditional diets are actually ideal for good food and good health.   Oldways is a Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit,

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Health Center Spotlight: The Dimock Center

The Dimock Center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! This Kohls-funded site offers cooking sessions in a mobile kitchen, weekly cooking demonstrations, grocery vouchers, and seasonal activities and giveaways. Founded in 1862, the Dimock Center has been operating for the

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Spotlight: East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center on Liverpool Street is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! This health center is one of 8 buildings and facilities that make up the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center campus.  Healthy Family Fun’s Fitness in the

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Spotlight: Fresh Truck

Have you seen a bright green school bus driving around town? This school bus isn’t transporting students – it’s carrying a variety of fruits and vegetables! Described as farmers’ market on wheels, the green Fresh Truck buses bring seasonal produce

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Spotlight: Jamaica Pond

Hidden in Boston’s Jamaica Plains neighborhood is the stunning Jamaica Pond park. The public park is part of Boston’s Emerald Necklace Conservancy. The main attraction is the 68-acre pond itself. Made from an ancient glacier, Jamaica Pond is the largest

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Spotlight: Mattapan Community Health Center

Mattapan Community Health Center is our #HealthCenterSpotlight of the month! This health center provides families in Mattapan with different resources for the entire family. Partnerships with the Boston Center for Youth and Families, the YMCA, and local community schools ensure

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