About Us

The Eat Well Work Well coalition was established in 2003 by representatives from health-oriented organizations in the Twin Cities metro area to address obesity and chronic disease in worksites.

Mission

Eat Well Work Well is a Minnesota coalition whose mission is to promote healthy eating policies and practices in worksites to reduce the burden of chronic diseases.

Eat Well Work Well Goals

  • Increase the availability of healthy food options at work
  • Increase the number of healthy food policies in workplaces
  • Provide education to the public, businesses, and professional organizations about healthy nutrition practices
  • Raise awareness of Eat Well Work Well as a resource to businesses and professional organizations

Primary activities of the coalition

  • Provide resources for worksites to create a healthier food environment
  • Develop educational materials for employers regarding healthier food in the worksite, such as catering, vending and cafeterias
  • Share sample worksite food and nutrition policies

Eat Well Work Well Coalition Members

  • Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • City of Bloomington – Public Health Division
  • Dakota County Public Health Department
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin County Public Health Promotion
  • Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health
  • Twin Cities Medical Society
  • UCare
  • University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment

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