Healthy Choices Program of Center School
The Healthy Choices Program of the Center School in Minneapolis, Minnesota, provides a transformative education, grounded in indigenous life-ways and a love of learning. The program serves includes health screenings; nutritional information about healthy meals; access to organized athletics and exercise activities; mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health education; and access to a hands-on Indigenous Garden. The program stresses an appreciation for healthy foods and emphasizes the importance decolonizing our diets.
Key Words: Community Garden or Farm, Seed Program, School-based Program, Training Program, Educational Program, Food Access, Health and Wellness, Cooking Demonstration, Traditional Foods
Population Served: Native Youth