City of Kingston Bike Education Trailer
Image by jude defalco

CHP focus areas: Ellenville, Kingston, Phoenicia & Saugerties.

Camp Starfish youth at YMCA Farm Project
Image by KayCee Wimbish

Youth at Camp Starfish, YMCA Farm Project, tending the garden.

Walk with Us group in 2014
Image by Fern Suess

Walk with Us! Uptown Kingston 2014

Painting sharrows on Delaware Avenue in Kingston

Painting sharrows on a Kingston street

Shandaken Community Gardens
Image by Fern Suess

Shandaken Community Gardens

Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play

The CHP program was funded by a grant from the NY State Department of Health through September 2015.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County's Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play (CHP) project and partners worked to create policy, systems, and environmental changes in Ulster County to improve access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity. The CHP website:  

Project Initiatives included:  Complete Streets, Community Gardens, Healthy After School Snacks, Mobile Market, The Kingston Greenline, Healthy Neighborhood Stores, and Use Your Parks.

Project Partners included:  City of Kingston Parks and Recreation, Ulster County Department of Health, YMCA, Kingston Land Trust, and CCEUC.


Melinda Herzog
Healthy Communities Issue Leader
845-340-3990 ext. 342

Last updated July 26, 2019