2013 was the fifth year of our project
and another successful year!

Watch the video featured at our
Annual Community Summit in October »



We’re making it easier for you to
eat well while eating out! 

Foodworks Restaurant Program

Check out our new FoodWorks Restaurant Program
featuring thirteen New Ulm restaurants

Shop local for the tastiest, freshest produce

Learn about CSAs, Farmers Markets and more

Foodworks Restaurant Program

Want to drop 10 pounds this year? You can do it by joining us to SWAP IT to DROP IT!


Congratulations, New Ulm! The final tally is in, and a total of 2,238 adults who live or work in New Ulm registered for the LOSE IT to WIN IT Challenge and made the commitment to lose or maintain their weight. We're pleased to announce that the challenge will make a prorated donation of $22,380 to start the community on the path to the $100,000 community prize of new outdoor fitness equipment for New Ulm parks and bicycle improvements. The prize is possible thanks to a grant from UnitedHealth Group and a generous donation from New Ulm Medical Center Foundation. Read more...

  Second Team Challenge Winners announced! Read more....

Next team challenge coming up in May! Start forming your teams of 4 to 8 people now!

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Research Publications and Presentations
Access professional journal articles written about the project as well as conference presentations and poster sessions 

Health Resources
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