Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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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.

Food Shelf Pic     Healthy Food Shelves

      Supporting food shelves' efforts to provide healthy food to people in need



Fruits Veggies     Healthy Corner Stores

      Making healthy foods more visible, affordable and attractive in corner stores near you



Raised Bed Garden     Community Gardens

      Giving residents the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables



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     Healthy Schools

      Helping all Minneapolis schools create healthier environments for students



Healthy Living Logo     Community-Driven Healthy Living

      Supporting residents to create healthier environments in their communities



Healthy Restaurant Pic     Healthy Restaurant Program

       Assisting small, independently owned restaurants in creating and promoting healthy meals



Healthy Meals Pic     Healthy Meals Coalition

        Increasing healthy food and beverage options in emergency meal programs



COMING SOON: Healthy Beverage Campaign
COMING SOON: Healthy Food in Worksites
COMING SOON: Healthy Food in Childcare

Past Projects

Healthy Eating     EBT at Farmers Markets


Vending Machine Pic      Healthy Vending Machines


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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Last updated Dec 1, 2014