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Taunton, MA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Walkability

Description: This project will conduct three walk audits in a business district to identify the best route for a three-mile walking path to encourage recreation, physical fitness and tourism.

Boydton, VA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Walkability

Description: This project will conduct walk audits along the Tobacco Heritage Trail branch in Boydton, with the goal of finding ways to increase safety so more people can enjoy it.

Baltimore, MD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Walkability

Description: This project will conduct walk audits near a senior center and host a wellness expo to promote health education, as well as improve quality of life for people aged 50.

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Greensboro, VT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To increase enjoyment of outdoor public places, this project built a nature trail and added a deck to the town's pond.

St. Johnsbury, VT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: To give residents access to fresh produce, the Vermont Community Garden Network installed garden beds at two affordable housing complexes in St. Johnsbury and Newport. Over several building days, volunteers worked to clear old wood and debris, cut boards to construct the raised beds, fill them with soil and plant garlic bulbs for residents to harvest in the spring. To ensure the crop's success, they also held a demonstration to teach residents how to plant, care for and harvest garlic. In addition to improving residents' physical health through nutritious food, organizers say the gardens will support mental health, too, by combating social isolation. The Network continues to host workshops and provide seeds, tools and other support to gardeners at both housing complexes.

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