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250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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HEALTHY VENDING IN MINNEAPOLIS PARKS

Healthy Vending Project Overview

The Minneapolis Health Department (MHD) is partnering with 10 Minneapolis parks to pilot a healthy vending project to develop a sustainable and successful model of healthy vending in public places.

Goals of Healthy Vending in the parks:

Progress so far:

MHD staff continue to work with vending machine operators to achieve the goal of 75% healthy snacks. Once achieved, staff will monitor sales and alter product offerings until a sustainable, revenue-generating, easy-to-use model is developed.

Participating Parks

Bottineau

Folwell

Lynnhurst

Matthews

North Commons

Painter

Powderhorn

Stewart

Waite

Whittier

Program Contact

Sarah Reuben, MA
Project Specialist

Phone: (612) 673-2672
sarah.reuben@minneapolismn.gov

Resources

A Toolkit for Developing Healthy Vending Machines

Last updated Aug 20, 2015