Healthy Living

The Top 4 Benefits of School Gardens

A healthier Arkansas begins with healthier children. At Baptist Health, we believe the ongoing effort to plant gardens at schools will play an important role in educating the next generation about a nutritious diet – something we’ve seen evidence of in Conway public elementary schools.

In 2017, Conway Schools was awarded a USDA Farm to School Grant to build gardens at the district’s elementary schools. When Baptist Health heard the grant was enough to fund gardens at all but three schools, we knew we had to help. We provided the supplies needed for the last three school gardens and donated wheelbarrows to all 16 sixteen schools – and those gardens are making an amazing difference in both the children and community of Conway. Read on for the top 4 benefits we’ve seen school gardens provide.

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Best Trails in Arkansas

We love to brag about Arkansas being the Natural State. So if you’re looking for incredible outdoor adventures to get your heart pumping, Baptist Health has compiled a list of incredible trails in Arkansas that are for beginners, families and pro hikers. 

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A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

The flu can make people of any age sick. Although most people are sick with the flu for only a few days, some have a much more serious illness. Getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid getting sick. Read more about flu shot facts.

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