Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

 

Employers play a vital role in the health of their employees. Healthy employees are more productive, use less sick time, and reduce healthcare costs. Brandt Gardens & Greenhouse is partnered with the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) to bring locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables to your work site, for your employees’ health. We handle of the details, so that you can focus on the productivity of your healthy employees.

 

  • People who eat healthy foods reduce their risks for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

  • Most Minnesotans do not meet the recommended daily intake of 5 servings of fruits and vegetables.

  • Worksites that provide fresh, healthy food on-site allow employees to make healthy food choices part of their daily lives.

 

Brandt Gardens and Greenhouse will provide:

 

  • Free produce program for employers, and affordably priced produce for employees

  • Guaranteed fresh local produce

  • Refrigerated trailer of fresh produce to market to employees

  • Convenient delivery schedule to meet employee and business needs

  • Making the healthy choice the easy choice the easy choice for employees

 

 

Employer Role in Worksite Produce Market:

 

  • Agree to have Brandt Gardens & Greenhouse provide locally grown produce to employees on worksite premise

  • Develop regular schedule, and designate a parking place for produce trailer

  • Allow employees to complete an online survey to understand consumer interests and needs

  • Send internal reminders to employees on delivery days and permit employees to shop during breaks

  • Provide feedback about the program and partnership

 

To set up your Worksite Produce Market, contact Bill Brandt, 507-360-5904.

 

 

University of Minnesota Extension Nutrition Educators

 

 

Partnerships

Diana Madsen, SHIP State Health Improvement Program

 

Joe Domeier, Minnesota Valley Action Council Food Hub

 

David Fluegel, University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership

 

Michelle Schermann, University of Minnesota on Farm GAPs Education Program

 

Annalisa Hultberg, Cornell University GAPs Program

 

Jon Frank, International Ag Labs, Inc

 

Linda Sanchez, coordinator, Manna Food Pantry.org, Worthington, Minnesota

 

Christine Bullerman, coordinator, Nobles County Wellness

 

Robin Wees, Southwest Regional Development

 

Joanne Bartosh, A.C.E of Southwest Minnesota

 

Heidi Coe, Second Harvest Heartland, St. Paul, Minnesota

Due to COVID - 19

appointments must be scheduled at this time 

Hours

Monday - Friday  10:00 - 6:00 p.m. or by appointment 

 

Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon- 4:00 pm

call 507-360-5904

Contact

 

42283 760th St.
Lakefield, MN 56150
(507) 662-5631

(507) 360-5904

© 2016 Brandt Gardens & Greenhouse