Bridge to Wellness

Nutrition

Healthy Savings

Healthy Savingseating healthier just got easier! Save money on a variety of foods and other healthy products with the Medica ® Healthy Savings program. There’s no extra cost and you’re automatically enrolled for being a Medica member. Each week, featured health promotions are pre-loaded onto your Healthy Savings account. You can shop for the promotions at any of the participating stores.

Scan your Healthy Savings card or mobile app at checkout and save instantly on all of the promoted healthy items you purchased. Visit Medica.com/HealthySavings for more information. 

 

The Farmers’ Market in the Civic Center 

The Civic Center Farmers' Market is in full swing! 

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

LAKE SUPERIOR (BAYFIELD FOODS) CSA SPECIAL ORDERS OPEN FOR SHARES! - First of all for those of you who are new to this, CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. You’ll receive the freshest and tastiest produce you can ever imagine through a CSA, along with the option to purchase meats, baked goods and other locally sourced items.  The best part is that you are supporting local farmers who use healthy methods to raise their crops/animals/etc. Clean, real food. 

To learn more or place an order check out Bayfield Foods.

SUPERIOR CITRUS – A NEW CSA OPPORTUNITY!  - If you haven’t signed up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share before, or even if you have, there’s a new farm to check out! Superior Citrus is taking orders and will deliver/bring your CSA box to the Civic Center Farmers’ Market! They will be doing shares on a quarterly basis (i.e. -Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, etc), and as their name indicates, there will be some citrus in the future! Check out Superior Citrus (https://www.superiorcitrus.com/ ) to learn more about the produce they have available and sign up.

 

Dietary Guidelines

The USDA just released its 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for all ages. You can find all of the USDA Dietary Guidelines here: https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/ 

Check out The NEW USDA Dietary Guidelines and Start Simple With My Plate 

 

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