Sharing Spaces for Health is a part of the Childhood Obesity Initiative, originally funded by the Healthcare Georgia Foundation and supported by Cobb2020. The goal of this initiative is to offer more quality opportunities for physical activity in order to reverse the trend of childhood obesity in Cobb County.
Cobb2020 developed Farm Fresh Market to improve access to nutritious foods within the community. Farm Fresh Market operates by the way of a mobile truck and allows customers to select a specified number of fresh produce items for a fixed reduced price. Farm Fresh Market began in 2014, and generally operates from late May through early September each year. Check back in the spring for 2018 dates and locations.
A school wellness council is a group of usually 6 -12 individuals that are dedicated to the health and well-being of the students and staff at their school. In the past, Cobb2020 has partnered with the following schools and their wellness councils to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity among the kids of Cobb County: Cheatham Hill Elementary School, Smryna Elementary School, Mableton Elementary School, Russell Elementary School, Smitha Middle School, Floyd Middle School.
Let’s Move with Walk Georgia
In 2016, Cobb2020 facilitated the Cobb2020 Walk Cobb Challenge, as part of the Walk Georgia program. This free 10-week program aimed to increase physical activity levels in a fun community-oriented way.