Wednesday, May 29th
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Coe Room Memorial Union
Grow a bountiful and beautiful container garden with herbs! Participants will learn how to make newspaper pots and have the opportunity to transplant a basil seedling to take home. Listen as Kate Garland, Horticulture Professional from Cooperative Extension, digs into the basics of home gardening.
Master the ins and outs of storing fresh herbs, substituting fresh herbs for dry herbs and using herbs with different foods, such as meat, poultry, grains, or vegetables.
Kate Yerxa, Statewide Extension Education for Nutrition & Physical Activity from Cooperative Extension, will share tips on using herbs in everyday cooking.
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This year HealthyU Employee Wellness Program has created the HealthyU Team under the Move & Improve program. As a member of the team, you can easily track your physical activity and see the total physical activity in which the team has engaged. There will be monthly prize drawings for members of the team who meet their physical activity goals. You do not need to join the HealthyU Team to participate in the Move & Improve program.
Move & Improve is an Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems program with the goal of increasing physical activity on a daily/weekly basis to improve personal fitness and wellness. Choose the physical fitness goal that’s right for you and record your physical activity online. If you meet your fitness goal for eight of twelve weeks, you’ll be entered into a prize drawing. It’s a real win-win: Join and have the chance to win prizes simply for improving your wellness.
Join the HealthyU Team
To join the HealthyU Team you must be a registered member of the Move & Improve program. Register at moveandimprove.org by clicking on “Register Here” and filling out the information. Be sure to select “University of Maine HealthyU” from the “Join a Site” pull-down menu. If you wish to participate without joining HealthyU Team, select “no site affiliation.” Select your fitness goal from the pull-down menu; you can change your fitness goal at any time during the program. Once a member of the program, simply engage in physical activity and record your time on the online activity log.
Please contact Joanna Rosebush, Employee Wellness Program Manager, at 581.4090 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More details about the Move & Improve program and ideas for physical activity can be found at moveandimprove.org. Please see the Move & Improve User Guide if you need help registering, entering physical activity into the online activity log, retrieving a lost username/password or have basic questions about the program.
Feel free to email this informational PDF to co-workers and encourage them to join.