Nourishing Norwalk

The Norwalk Health Department and the Healthy For Life Project wants everyone to make healthy choices. By providing our community with information, resources, skills, and support, we aim to make the healthy choice the easy choice. 

The Nourishing Norwalk page has information, tips, and resources for all things healthy eating. Whether you're looking for budget-friendly recipes, tips for choosing healthier options, or nutrition information about different foods, we’ve got you covered!

Nutrition Spotlight! SNAP EXPANSION!Expanded SNAP Eligiblity 10-3-22 English

Exciting news!! Connecticut will expanded the state's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This expansion will help many people, who were not previously eligible for SNAP, receive benefits and help them access nutritious food for them and their families. 

You can read more on the state's announcement here.  To see if you are now eligible to receive SNAP benefits, visit CT Department of Social Services website at connect.ct.gov or call End Hunger CT! at 866-974-7627. 

English and Spanish flyer available.

Nutrition Information

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Immune System Info

Adults and Seniors

Adults and Seniors Nutrition Info

Boost Your Immune System

Kids Nutrition Info

Recipes

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Grocery Shopping on a Budget 

Eating healthy while sticking to your food budget is possible, all you need is a plan! Discover the many ways to eat healthy while staying within your grocery store budget.  

Healthy for Life Project Partnerships 

Healthy for Life Project members are working to help the Greater Norwalk area eat well. Here are just a few of our projects.

  • GLEAN-ings Newsletters and Harvest of the Month: Monthly newsletters and education materials, created through a partnership between Food Corps Connecticut, Norwalk Public Schools, and the Healthy for Life Project. Read more here.
  • Norwalk Food Access Initiative: The Norwalk Coalition of community organizations and individuals working to reduce food insecurity and increase access to healthy food. Projects include conducting a Community Food Assessment, creating a guide to food pantries and meal services, and outreach about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Read more here
  • Eat Well Healthy Restaurant and Market Program: Looking for tips to make healthier choices when you're eating out or grabbing food to go? The Eat Well Healthy Restaurant Program can help! Read more here.