Take advantage of the Farmer’s Market at Nationwide Children’s Hospital every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available for purchase from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Livingston Park, located at 760 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, Ohio. The market accepts Ohio EBT card, WIC and senior coupons.
Gardening is underway at Nationwide Children’s Community Garden. Hospital employees and neighborhood residents benefit from fresh and healthy produce. The gardeners also provide healthy food options to the community thanks to their donations to the St. John Rosary Food Pantry. Nearly 800 pounds of produce have been donated since the garden’s inception.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital partnered with Ganther’s Place in support of their 10th Annual Home and Garden Tour. The tour featured the hospital’s newly renovated Healthy Homes along with the beautiful gardens of Ganther’s Place.
On August, Turner Construction partnered with Healthy Homes to provide neighborhood homeowners with exterior homes improvements to their properties. Turner volunteers assisted in activities such as landscaping, concrete work and repairs at various locations in community.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital partnered with African American Male Wellness Walk on August 9th. The walk raises awareness of preventable diseases, promotes health and wellness, and provides participants with free health screenings. For more information on the Wellness Walk in 2015, please visit: http://aawalk.org/