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[KARE-TV, May 21, 2013]   The USDA says 10% of Minnesota families don't know where their next meal will come from, that's where food shelves come in. But with growing demand those organizations are becoming strapped, as well.
May 21, 2013
[Owatonna People's Press, May 20, 2013]   After a brief delay in spring because of the extended Minnesota winter, Steele County residents and students are taking to their gardens to plant. And some Steele County employees are joining in thanks to a grant the county received from Allina’s “ Neighborhood Health Connections ” program.
May 20, 2013
[KMSP Fox 9, April 14, 2013]   Allina Health is rolling out a new program to help kids get healthy and maintain active lifestyles. Health Powered Kids is a new, free website available to everyone from parents to teachers.
April 14, 2013
[Fox 9 News, September 15, 2012]   Grants from Allina Health are helping one Minneapolis community get healthy by bringing in local chefs to turn community gardens into tasty events for residents. Chef Brian Hauke, of the Red Stag Supper Club, and Ricky Venson, who sits on the board of directors for the McKinley Community CSA, came to the FOX 9 Kitchen to share a fresh, healthy salad to celebrate the end of summer.
September 18, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, September 11, 2012]   Some Steele County employees may be spending more time in the kitchen this fall thanks to a grant the county received from the Neighborhood Health Connection program of Allina Health . The county received a $2,500 grant from Neighborhood Health Connection, which supports wellness and promotes healthy lifestyles one neighborhood at a time.
September 11, 2012
[Insight News, September 05, 2012]   Visitors to the West Broadway Farmers Market can check out new features this year. You can try out an exercise, watch a cooking demonstration and take home the recipe.
September 06, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, August 23, 2012]   Residents of Owatonna are being encouraged to turn off their television set and go visit the city’s parks during the waning days of summer and the first days of autumn. The Owatonna Park Passport Program is a four-week long program in the month of September that is designed to get families out into the parks and hike the trails while searching for clues.
August 27, 2012
[KARE-TV, July 22, 2012]   Once served by their own grocery store, residents in Rockford and Greenfield, just west of the Twin Cities, are now driving at least ten miles to get fresh fruits and vegetables. With the high price of gas, many don't want to do that anymore so some are starting up a member owned food co-op.
July 23, 2012
[KMSP Fox 9, April 29, 2012]   The Allina Health Neighborhood Health Connection launched at the Minneapolis Farmers Market on Sunday with healthy activities, tips, food and health screenings. Dr. Courtney Baechler , preventive cardiologist, was interviewed live from the site by Fox 9 News and talked about why Allina Health is doing this.
April 30, 2012
[, April 30, 2012]   Would you bang on a drum with some of your neighbors if it meant better health? From drumming to jumping to blood pressure screenings, hundreds of families are learning more about a new initiative to give neighborhoods the tools to live healthier lives.
April 30, 2012