May 22, 2024

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Healthy food access to expand in Milwaukee suburbs with new grant

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Ashley Childers weighs out 3 pounds of green beans for Clay Fritz in this undated photo at the Johnson's Vegetables stand at the West Allis Farmers Market. A new $80,000 grant will help the city expand healthy food access in part through the local farmers market.
Ashley Childers weighs out 3 pounds of green beans for Clay Fritz in this undated photo at the Johnson's Vegetables stand at the West Allis Farmers Market. A new $80,000 grant will help the city expand healthy food access in part through the local farmers market.

The West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Group Expert services Department will be capable to develop accessibility to nutritious foodstuff by its programs thanks to a new $80,000 grant.

The grant, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Affiliation, is portion of a $2.5 million grant the association gained from the Walmart Foundation, in accordance to a news release from the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District. The grant permits park and recreation companies nationwide to established up community nourishment hubs to enhance the well being of local community members.

The office is operating with Caitlyn White, who performs with the city of West Allis and oversees the West Allis Farmers Industry, and Cheryl Davies, a nutritionist with the West Allis Health and fitness Department.

The grant will allow the West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Neighborhood Assistance Section to build 3 plans, according to Shelly Strasser, the department director.