Stories of Success


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 […]


Spring 5K/1M Registration is Open

Registration for the Spring 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Walk is OPEN. Enjoy the peaceful setting of Bennett’s Creek park and surrounding area as we celebrate the good weather! Events take place May 18, register today to get your place at the starting line! Find all the information and […]


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, […]


Summer Gardening Tips

June in SE Virginia is a great time to plant lots of garden vegetables! If you have plenty of space, now is the time to plant pumpkins and sweet potatoes. It’s also time to plant any type of winter squash (which includes pumpkins) If you have less space, it’s also […]


A Walk In The Park

Walking is one of the best activities you can do to improve your overall health. Strengthen your body and spirit through uplifting conversations about life as we journey together. We want to be healthy, active and engaged. UPDATE: These walks have not been scheduled again for this year. If you […]


New Community Garden

      Healthy Suffolk Digs will be building and planting a brand new Community Garden on Tuesday, May 29 from 4-6pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Suffolk. Volunteers are welcome (and needed!)


You’re Invited To Wednesday Walks

          All are welcome to join Healthy Suffolk every Wednesday at noon at the front entrance of Suffolk City Hall (Market Street) for a 20-30 minute walk. Join our Champion Steppers when you walk 30 minutes a day. Free and open to everyone who wants to […]


Spring 5K / 1-Mile Was A Hit!

          Hundreds of excited people turned out last Saturday, May 12, to enjoy the annual Healthy Suffolk Spring 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Walk. It was a beautiful morning to come to Bennett’s Creek Park and get the blood pumping while enjoying the natural beauty of […]