Success Stories

Oak Park Challenges Students to Eat Healthy

Last month, ESNY nutritionists hosted a Healthy Snack Challenge at the Oak Park Elementary School, Brentwood. During indoor recess, students were given access to websites that encouraged physical activity. Students were challenged to stay active for ...


Healthy Pantry Makeover Inspires Healthy Community

For nearly 5 years, ESNY Nutritionists have been interacting at the St. Hugh of Lincoln Roman Catholic Church Food Pantry, sharing tips on healthy food choices that are lower in sodium, sugar and fat and conducting lessons on MyPlate.


Creating a Sustainable Youth Garden with our Faithful Family Partner

Our Savior Lutheran Church and School, Centereach. Key Goal: To decrease the incidence of obesity and other diseases by educating on the benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption and encouraging physical activity.


Little Chefs Project Re-Cap & Success Summer 2018

Eat Smart New York Senior Nutritionist, Amy Bly, received notification this past spring that the Little Chefs project had been approved and funded by the Education Foundation for Suffolk County Extension, Inc. ESNY partnered with Youth Enrichment ...


Planting Seeds for a Healthy Lifestyle

Eat Smart New York Long Island (ESNYLI) educators Amy Bly and Scenquetta Dixon have been working with Laurel Park Elementary School since the spring of 2015. ESNYLI started out small at Laurel Park doing nutrition education with the children during ...


Twin Pines Elementary School- Brentwood School District

Since the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, the staff at Twin Pines Elementary School in Brentwood has been working really hard to implement new health and wellness initiatives; and how far they have come since then. Eat Smart New York Long ...


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