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Wellness at Dartmouth
7 Lebanon Street -- Suite 203
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3706
Fax: (603) 646-1108
Email: wellness@dartmouth.edu

Spotlight!

SAVE THE DATE - Alumni Gym Open House - 12/5 & 12/6

Friday, December 5th from 12 PM - 8 PM and Saturday, December 6th from 9 AM – 2 PM. Work out in Zimmerman Fitness Center, try out a select FLIP fitness class, talk to Personal Trainers, participate in free fitness clinics or take a guided tour of Zimmerman Fitness Center.  Plus, enter to win exciting prizes!  More information can be found here plus click here for the fitness schedule.

FREE Health Screenings - 12/4 & 12/11

Don't miss a chance to get your blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, Body Mass Index, and waist circumference checked at an upcoming biometric screening event. Open to all employees even if you've been screened in previous years. A limited number of appointments remain available at '53 Commons (12/4) & DHMC (12/11). Receive a free reusable lunch bag for participating (if you haven't already). Register for your 15-minute appointment here

Stay Connected with Wellness at Dartmouth - like us on Facebook! 

Wellness at Dartmouth is on Facebook! Like us to connect to events, programs, resources, healthy tips, recipes, and more!  Even if you don't have a Facebook page, you can still view our page and see our postings.  Please note, Wellness at Dartmouth will be taking a break from posting regularly on Facebook until after the new year. Stay tuned for new health and wellness tips and healthy recipes to help you make the most of 2015! 

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Nutrition

Healthy Recipes

Try out this healthy Vegetarian Chili Recipe - it's delicious, easy to make and has been approved by Dartmouth Health Coach, Jenny Letendre, RD. 

Healthy Foods

Plan a more sustainable nutrition event catered by local restaurants! Review sample menus in the Healthy Menu Guide.

Explore Vegetables

Find ways to make eating vegetables fun and interesting for children (and adults!) here.

Find Sustainable Food Vendors in the Area

Dartmouth Organic Farm

Organic Farm

Each summer, a limited number of CSA shares are available at the Dartmouth Organic Farm.

Call at 603- 643-5196 or email dartmouth.organic.farm@Dartmouth.edu.

Edgewater Farm

Open Monday through Saturday: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 4:30pm, Plainfield, NH.

Edgewater Farm

A family owned and operated farm, Edgewater Farm hosts a website where you can find information about their produce and products, farming practices, a blog about relevant issues, and their farm notes, as well as directions to the farm.

The farmstand now has melons and a complete line of vegetables and fresh herbs. Their kitchen daily turns out fresh pestos, soups, prepared summer salads, salsas and baked treats.

Call at 603.298.5764, or write to info@edgewaterfarm.com.

Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center 

Farmstand open Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, East Thetford, VT.

Hello Café open Tuesday-Satudary: 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Cedar Circle Farm

A certified organic farm on conserved land along the Connecticut River in East Thetford, Vermont, Cedar Circle Farm offers CSA shares and an abundance of seasonal vegetables and berries starting with asparagus and rhubarb in early June and pumpkins and root vegetables into the fall.

Along with their vegetables, flowers and farm-made jams and pickles, you will find products made by neighbors: artisan cheeses, honey, maple syrup, organic milk, yogurt, and ice cream.

Call at (802) 785-4737, or email growing@cedarcirclefarm.org.

Hanover Farmer's market

Wednesdays: 3:00pm - 6:00pm on 'The Green' in Hanover, June 6 - October 10.

Hanover Farmer's Market Carrots

This agriculturally-focused market will include fresh produce, meats, herbs, cheeses, flowers, plants, dairy, baked goods and locally prepared foods.

Killdeer Farm

163 Route 5 South, Norwich, Vermont

Greenhouse Hours (Seasonal End of April - Early July):  Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am - 5:00 pm

Farm Stand Hours (Seasonal May - November):  Monday-Friday: 10:00 am-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

 kd strawberries

Killdeer Farm, a certified organic farm for over 25 years, is located on Route 5 in Norwich, next to King Arthur Flour. Killdeer grows over 140 varieties of produce during the season.  In addition to their organically grown vegetables and berries, Killdeer also sells local meat (chicken, pork, beef), a variety of artisan cheeses, milk from Strafford Organic Creamery, and breads from Green Mountain Flour and King Arthur Flour. 

Farm Phone: 802-448-2852 | Farm Stand Phone: 802-448-2852 or 802-649-2852

Email: hello@killdeerfarm.com

Norwich Farmers Market

Saturdays: 9:00am -1:00pm, Rt 5 South- Norwich VT.

Norwich Farmer's Market

The Norwich Farmers Market offers homegrown and homemade products. Every Saturday from May through October, and once a month November through April, vendors unload a rich cornucopia of fresh farm produce, baked goods, and handcrafted items.

The vendors offer their own fresh fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meat, eggs, honey and maple syrup, fiber products, and an abundance of garden starts and plants. All vendors sell only items grown, raised, created, or prepared by themselves.

Lebanon Farmers' Market

Winter Market 2012/2013: Third Saturday of the month, November to April, 10:00am - 1:00pm, Lebanon United Methodist Church

November 17th, December 15th, January 19th, February 16th, March 16th, April 20th.

Lebanon Farmer's Market

Lebanon Farmers' Market strives to provide a venue where local farmers, producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. The market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers and fosters social gathering and community building.

Phone: 603-448-5121 | Fax: 603-448-1496 | info@lebanonfarmersmarket.org


Know of other great sustainable food vendors or farmer's markets? Drop us a line!

Farmer's Market Beans

Weight Management

'53 Commons
  • Find out the calorie content of the daily specials in '53 commons.
  • Educate yourself about portion size, find healthy local options or assess your health with the cool tools in the left navigation column above.
  • Learn more strategies to keep the number on the scale down!

Benefits / Incentives 

  • Online Health Assessment: A quick and easy way to determine the current state of your overall health and to figure out what steps you need to take now to maintain or improve your health in the future. All active benefits eligible employees will receive a $100 incentive for completing the online questionnaire by September 30th, 2013.
  • Biometric screening : Learn about your specific health risk factors. All active benefits eligible employees will receive a $50 incentive for participating by September 30th, 2013.
  • Health coaching: Work with an expert to set up a reasonable plan to maintain or improve things such as, your nutrition, stress level, and exercise habits. All active benefits eligible employees will receive a $50 incentive for meeting twice with a Health Coach by September 30th, 2013!

 

 

 

External Resources

  • Community/Local Learn about nutrition from the Co-op's staff dietitian, Mary Saucier Choate. Email: comment@coopfoodstore.com or call (603) 640-6342 to get connected!
  • Link to Tufts Nutrition Action Newsletters:
    Get up to date on the research behind staying healthy with this newsletter from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
  • From the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 gives key messages for the general public.

Last Updated: 8/15/14