Blog Archives
Children color pictures of healthy food at the Chumash Enterprises picnic.

Project ACT Turns Small Actions into BIG Workplace Wellness Gains, Part 3

Promoting the culture of health and wellness at the Chumash Casino during the pilot of Project ACT proved an interesting challenge, because there are so many shifts and so many different divisions. Communication is tough Read more

Rice_Workout

Project ACT Turns Small Actions into BIG Workplace Wellness Gains, Part 2

In the previous post, we discussed how the Orfalea Foundation’s interest in parent engagement led to the funding of a workplace wellness program called Project ACT. Project Manager Seth Nickinson wants people to understand that Read more

Screen Shot 2013-09-16 at 11.05.01 AM

Workplace Wellness: Good for Employees, Employers, and Children

By Melissa Fontaine Parents who eat vegetables have children who eat vegetables. Any questions? Many adults spend more than forty hours per week at work. There, we develop lifestyle habits that we  model for our Read more

Promotores Training with The School Food Initiative: Day 3

Wednesday, May 16, marked the third day-long culinary training of twenty-six Santa Barbara County promotores by Chef Instructors and staff from the Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative.