LifeSPAN Gazette

March, 2022


This month's LifeSPAN preschool programming features squash! Warm up at home with Squash Vegetable Soup from Grow It, Try It, Like It!™, or Butternut Squash Soup from Michigan Harvest of the Month™. Not hungry for soup? Find more great squash recipes below! These are simple recipes that the whole family can enjoy making and eating together.
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Still hungry? Try More Great Squash Recies from Michigan Harvest of the Month™!

Butternut Squash Soup - Michigan Harvest of the Month™ Recipe

Squash Facts...Did You Know?

Move in Your Amazing Healthy State!

Take a tour of Michigan with LifeSPAN's elementary nutrition facilitator Mrs. Hills, and act out some of the great activities our state has to offer! Show the video below and move with your child at home, or use it as inspiration to create your own imaginary tour as a family. Where would you go and what would you do? The possibilities are endless!
Your Amazing Healthy State FitBits™

OUT House Consortium Lantern-Lit Treks

  • Naomikong Pond (across from Naomikong Overlook), Eckerman, MI : Saturday, March 5th, 7-9pm
  • Ashmun Creek Trail (behind Buffalo Wild Wings), Sault, MI: Friday, March 11, 7-9pm
  • William B. Derby Nature Preserve, Cedarville, MI: Saturday, March 12, 7-9pm

For details and event updates, follow the OUT House Consortium on Facebook.

Upcoming Feeding America Mobile Food Pantries

Tues, Mar 8, 2022

  • 4pm, Big Bear Arena, 2 Ice Circle Chi Mukwa, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Wed, Mar 23, 2022
  • 10am, Little Bear Arena, 275 Marquette Street, St. Ignace, MI 49781
Thurs, Mar 24, 2022
  • 2pm, Luce County LINK, 103 West Helen Street, Newberry, MI, 49868

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This project was funded in whole or in part by the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

*This institution is an equal opportunity provider.