Federal grants aim to expand healthy eating, with focus on seniors

  Ben Bissell, executive director of the Westminster Economic Development Initiative, speaks during a news conference announcing a pair of federal grants, one of which his organization is receiving.   CREDIT MICHAEL MROZIAK, WBFO

Ben Bissell, executive director of the Westminster Economic Development Initiative, speaks during a news conference announcing a pair of federal grants, one of which his organization is receiving.

CREDIT MICHAEL MROZIAK, WBFO

Two significant federal grants are coming to Western New York. The Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI) and Erie County's Senior Services Department are receiving grants to strengthen a local food network and foster more healthy eating by Erie County's older citizens.

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