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 Healthy Eating: Current Initiatives

The Minneapolis Health Department is partnering with worksites, schools, childcare settings, clinics and communities to help Minneapolis residents eat healthier food.


Raised Bed Garden    Community Gardens

      Giving residents the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables



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    Healthy Food in Schools

      Helping all Minneapolis schools create healthier food environments for students



Healthy Living Logo    Community-Driven Change

      Supporting residents to create healthier environments in their communities



Healthy Worksites Pic      Healthy Food in Worksites

        Assisting employers in creating healthier work environments for employees 




Staple Foods      Staple Foods Ordinance

        Increasing healthy food options at licensed grocery stores



Past Projects

Healthy Eating     EBT at Farmers Markets


Vending Machine Pic    Healthy Vending in Parks


Fruits Veggies    Healthy Corner Stores





Food Shelf Pic    Healthy Food Shelves





Healthy Restaurant Pic     Healthy Restaurant Program





Healthy Meals Pic      Healthy Meals Coalition





Healthy Eating Contributes to Good Health

Good nutrition can help people maintain a healthy weight and prevent health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. According to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, a healthy eating plan:

Explore healthy eating tips and resources:




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Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact 612-673-2301. 

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500 

Last updated Jan 25, 2017