Healthy Food Shelves

Project Description

New Healthy Food Shelves PicAn increasing number of Minneapolis residents are relying on food shelves across the city to meet their basic grocery needs. If food shelves aren’t providing healthy food options, it may be difficult or impossible for clients to purchase or find nutritious foods on their own due to cost and limited availability. Food shelves that offer a wide variety of healthy food options, like fresh produce, whole grains, and low-fat, low-sodium, and low-sugar items, can help meet clients’ nutritional needs and contribute to better individual and community health.

In 2012, the Minneapolis Health Department (MHD) formed the Minneapolis Healthy Food Shelf Network, a collective of more than a dozen food shelves, food banks, and other hunger relief organizations committed to increasing the amount of healthy food options available for individuals and families in need. Specifically, Network partners are working together on the following key issues:

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Food shelves: 

Food banks and hunger-relief partners:

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For Food Shelves - Join the Healthy Food Shelf Network

For Food Shelf donors - Support your local food shelf



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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 Dec 11, 2018



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