Delta HOPE Tri-State Initiative Final Report

Agriculture & Food Systems Institute
January 1, 2008

The Delta “Healthy Options for People through Extension” (H.O.P.E.) Tri-State Initiative was a collaboration between the Mississippi Alliance for Self-Sufficiency, OrganWise Guys, Inc., ILSI Agriculture & Food Systems Institute,  Mississippi State University Extension Service, LSU AgCenter, University of Arkansas Extension Service and elementary schools in the Delta regions of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas  to improve children’s health. The initiative supported the implementation and evaluation of a multicomponent classroom intervention to positively impact nutrition and activity patterns of elementary school children.

The fina report is available here.