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Healthy Eating

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

Current Initiatives

Staple Foods

      Staple Foods Ordinance

Increasing healthy food options at licensed grocery stores





Vending Machine Pic      Healthy Vending in Parks


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      reTHINK your drink!






Past Projects

Healthy Eating     EBT at Farmers Markets



Fruits Veggies    Healthy Corner Stores





Food Shelf Pic    Healthy Food Shelves





Healthy Restaurant Pic     Healthy Restaurant Program





Healthy Meals Pic      Healthy Meals Coalition





Raised Bed Garden


   Community Gardens


Giving residents the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables

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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Minneapolis Health Department LogoShould 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 Aug 14, 2018



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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 


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