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 currently postponing it's opening date. Please check back for updates.

 

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.

Bruce and Roxy Schmidt operate a Community Supported Agriculture farm in Willow River, MN.  Bruce was out at the Farmer's Market this past summer.  He and Roxy have a simple form to use for their CSA share.  THIS FORM includes all of the produce/goods you can choose from, their contact information, pick-up location and more.  Please contact Angel if you have any questions at ahohenstein@duluthmn.gov 

 

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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