The Triple Aim for Health Equity
The Minnesota Department of Health is working to ensure all Minnesotans have the same opportunity to be healthy by creating the “Triple Aim for Health Equity” approach. Read about it here.
So what is a food network, anyway?
Communities across the country have established local, regional, and issue-specific food and agriculture coalitions, often referred to as "food policy councils" or "food networks." Find out what they do here.
Minnesota Food Charter Releases Food Access Planning Guide
The new Food Access Planning Guide is a powerful tool for healthy food advocates and planners to include healthy food-related policy in comprehensive plans. Get your copy here.
How can I help?
Whatever your role, you can make a difference and help improve the health of Minnesota for the coming generations. Find out what you can do!
Why a Food Charter?
In recent decades, diet-related health issues have surged—presenting costly, long-term challenges to Minnesota’s prosperity. Unequal access to healthy food results in a lower bottom line—from worker productivity to healthcare costs.
Creating a Plan for a Healthier Minnesota
As a state, we must work together to support prosperous, healthy communities. By putting health at the center of policies and systems, we can achieve the changes we need.
Contribute to Minnesota’s Healthy Food Future
FOOD CHARTER CHAMPION FEATURE
Joan Nelson-MacLeod is Vice President of Damon Farber Landscape Architects; she’s also a Food Charter Champion. She is committed as an engaged citizen to participating in efforts that support good, clean food for herself, her family, and her communities. Learn more.