American Heart Association

Harvest creates a healthier Halloween for California kids


October may be about Halloween trick-or-treating and bulging bags of candy for many kids, but for some it’s still about the seasonal harvest.

At Jose A. Sepulveda Elementary School in Santa Ana, California, it’s a chance to bring together both — a Halloween theme with a garden […]

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Heart-healthy Teaching Garden overcomes elements, obstacles

First-grade teachers at Richard R. Green Central Park School in Minneapolis were excited to receive an American Heart Association Teaching Garden to learn about healthy foods by planting their own garden.

They were planning to teach the kids in January about the growing cycle, giving them a good foundation before planting […]