Healthy Kids Healthy Future

Our Results

46

ECE providers participated in the Farm to ECE pilot program.

41

Total number of ECE programs/sites represented by the participating ECE providers from across Maine.

1,368

Number of children who are served on a weekly basis by these sites.

Connecting Local, State, and Regional Opportunities

HKHF staff are key to growing initiatives across Maine, including:

  • Convening the Physical Activity and Nutrition in Early Care and Education (PAN in ECE) coalition.
  • Establishing and convening the Farm to ECE coalition.
  • Developing CACFP GIS Maps.
  • Representing Maine on the steering committee for FINE’s Growing Strong and Equitable Farm to ECE Programs in New England project, a two-year Farm to ECE learning collaborative regional approach spanning across Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, and Rhode Island.