Healthy Suffolk


Building Partnerships to Advance Wellness

Healthy Suffolk creates partnerships to sustain our programs and to leverage the resources of the many organizations, donors, and individuals who are inspired to advance wellness and livability in our community. While there are too many to mention here, we wish to highlight significant partnerships that are underway to advance […]


Food Pantries Help Residents In Need

Healthy Suffolk partners with community organizations to offer food distribution, safety net pantries, and community fridges. Our partners include Oakland Christian United Church of Christ, Sentara Healthcare, and the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Our programs offer monthly food bags, a stocked safety net pantry, and community fridges. In addition […]


New Gardens to Go Continues!

Right now is the perfect time to get your family involved and interested in growing plants and veggies around the house. Healthy Suffolk is partnering with Johnson’s Garden Center to give Suffolk families a complete Garden To Go kit. It contains everything you need to get growing – For FREE. […]


The Spring Garden

The calendar says Spring even though the wind and temperatures still say Winter. If you haven’t already started your Spring garden, it’s time! If you’re new to vegetable gardening, you’ll want to pick a spot with at least 8 hours of daily sunlight that drains well, and you’ll want easy […]


The July Garden

The July garden, if everything is going well, is my favorite. The variety and quantity of healthy garden treats is amazing this time of year. Hopefully you are either harvesting your own or buying from local farmer’s markets and stands – sweet corn, tomatoes, green beans, onions, peppers, eggplant, summer squash, […]