Eating a balanced diet is a powerful first step to health and wellbeing. Go Anoka County wants to make choosing and preparing healthful foods a simple process for you. Listed below is information on organizations offering food in Anoka County.
Check out MyPlate Opens a New Window. , a food guidance system to help you plan a healthy diet. It includes many useful resources, including tools for assessing your food intake and physical activity.
If your organization wants to incorporate videos showing cooking techniques and recipes into newsletters or websites, free videos can be downloaded here. Opens a New Window.
Hunger Solutions MN Offers a variety of resources for individuals and families seeking food resources. The Minnesota Food Help Line assesses your individual/family situation and provides solutions to your food needs. Call 1-888-711-1151 to be connected with resources and/or receive assistance registering for SNAP/WIC. Help Line hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Community Meals Community meals hosted at various locations around the county available to everyone.
Farmers Markets Seasonal markets from around the county to purchase fresh, and locally produced food and gifts.
Food Shelves Food Shelf options are available for Anoka County residents in need.
New mothers often need good information to get started and keep going. Mothers also need support from their employer, health care providers, schools and child care providers if they are to be successful.
Each quarter a group of local Anoka County organizations meet to work towards increasing access to fruits and vegetables, and reducing sodium, added sugar and saturated fat consumption for county residents. If you are interested in getting involved with Anoka County Food Solutions, please email SHIP@co.anoka.mn.us