Water bottle filling stations are now required to be installed in all newly constructed schools and school modernization projects in Kentucky. – Legislative
Louisville, KY, mayor signed an executive order that increases healthier food and beverage offerings in vending machines on city property. – Executive Order
New Roots, a grantee of Voices for Healthy Kids, is a food justice organization which has tackled the idea of health equity head on and has partnered with food insecure neighborhoods by organizing 14 Fresh Stop Markets across the Kentucky and South Indiana area. Their model is predicated on the idea that the community members will willingly learn the skills necessary to start a healthy food movement within their neighborhoods and share their knowledge with others.