The Idea Farm

A Local Health Resource

The Idea Farm, Healthy Chesapeake blog is here to be an all in one resource for you and your families health needs.

If you have an idea you’d like to share please contact us!

Ideas for Anyone

Recycle We have a great community partner in AskHRGreen, a public awareness program of the 17 cities and counties of Hampton Roads administered through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), which encourages environmental stewardship among all...

read more

Healthy Activities for Churches

We are blessed to work with so many wonderful faith based organizations and churches in our area. It is the perfect gathering place for every community, and an effective outreach tool to those in need. Start a Food Pantry Garden We currently have a production garden...

read more

Healthy Ideas for Businesses

Encourage exerciseTurn your office into an active campus. If you can make changes at your facility, consider offering covered, secure bike parking for commuters. Or provide showering facilities and locker rooms for employees who wish to workout at lunch. Can’t make...

read more

Volunteer Ideas for Social Groups

Volunteer Ideas for Social Groups Do you have a group of friends that you are often around? Encouraging group volunteering projects is a great way to be with friends and also do something great for the community. By contacting local organizations, you can find out who...

read more

Messiah Site Garden Launched!

Messiah Garden Site Launched! Great article in The Virginian Pilot about the launch of our new Garden 2 Table production garden at Messiah United Methodist Church. Volunteers from The Virginia Cooperative Extension and members of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board were...

read more

Be the First to Know

Our newsletter is where we keep our community up to date on the latest Healthy Chesapeake news. Stay connected and sign-up now! 


Healthy Chesapeake
667 Kingsborough Square
Suite 102
Chesapeake, VA 23320