Stewart County, located in Southwest Georgia and along the Georgia-Alabama state line, is home to approximately 5,300 residents. Since 2018, Healthier Together has worked to enhance obesity prevention efforts within the county through nutrition and physical activity education and active community engagement. Some of these efforts include the creation and implementation of parks and recreational centers, community gardens, and walkability signs placed throughout the county.
Our efforts within the county will continue to develop to ensure that Dooly County residents are better-educated about nutrition and physical activity so they can live Healthier Together!
Meet your Local Extension Agent
Christina Garner, County Extension Coordinator in Stewart County
Christina Garner is the County Extension Coordinator for Stewart County. Christina works with community members to create a healthier, safer community. We asked Christina her favorite part of working with Healthier Together and she said “my favorite part of the project is harvesting in the garden! All ages of community members get excited when their small little seed grows into something they can eat!”