About Blue Zones Project Petaluma

Where you live can make for better living. Blue Zones Project makes healthy choices easier where you live, work, learn, and play.

Rather than relying on individual behavior change, Blue Zones Project focuses on creating surroundings that default to healthier behaviors.

Healthier Environments Naturally Nudge People Toward Healthier Choices.

Residents of the original blue zones areas make healthy choices because those choices are easy—even unavoidable—in their surroundings. That’s why Blue Zones Project focuses on influencing the life radius, the area close to home in which people spend 90 percent of their lives. In Blue Zones community transformations, we optimize the built environment, municipal policies and ordinances, restaurants, schools, grocery stores, faith-based organizations, and workplaces, social networks, habitat, and inner selves.

Our work is rooted in lessons learned from the world’s longest-lived cultures. We translated these lessons into environmental changes that strengthen social ties, reshape places, and sharpen policies to support healthy choices.

Life radius

Life Radius Model


Certified Blue Zones Communities have populations with greater well-being, improved health outcomes, reduced costs, and increased civic pride, all of which support healthy economic development.


Worksites: Certified Blue Zones Worksites have healthier employees with higher well-being who are more productive and less costly.

: Certified Blue Zones Universities have healthier students with higher well-being who are more engaged and have greater long-term life satisfaction.

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What does well-being in the work place look like to you?We are hard at work to make permanent and visible changes in the community - including where we work - so that the healthy choices become easy choices.If your organization is ready to take the next step toward becoming Blue Zones Project Approved, please visit this link to learn more and begin the process:hubs.ly/Q02BqP9F0We look forward to working with you!#petaluma #visitpetaluma #petalumaca ... See MoreSee Less
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