Be Well. Eat Well.
An Iowa Total Care initiative that promotes healthy living through healthy eating. Find out how to you get fresh produce, how to cook with seasonal vegetables, locate community resources and more. Check out our Be Well. Eat Well. Flyer (PDF) to get started.
In the Press
Community gardens help provide for families all across Iowa. They support communities through increased access to fresh food and other health benefits. Getting involved at your local garden is a great way to take care of your community and your health.
Find a community garden near you using our Community Garden Guide (PDF).
Cooking with Doc
Cook to improve your health and the health of your family! Schedule one-on-one meetings with a Hy-Vee dietician, learn easy shopping tips, join Hy-Vee’s 10-week nutrition program and sign the kiddos up for children’s cooking classes. Discover it all in the Hy-Vee Cooking Class Guide (PDF).
Want to try easy recipes at home?
- Find recipes perfect for your budget at the Spend Smart. Eat Smart.® website.
- Kid-friendly recipes can be found in our Centeam Cookbook (PDF).
Try these seasonal recipes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture:
Kids can join Doc’s Kids Club to learn all about healthy eating. Doc’s Kids Club is a free educational program that provides kid-friendly recipes, activities and healthy tips every month. Members will even receive kits full of fun and creative items in the mail each season!
Visit our Doc’s Kids Club page to sign up for FREE!
Need more help finding access to healthy food?
Locate food panties and other community resources near you on FindHelp.org.
Need help saving money while eating healthy?
The Double Up Food Bucks program makes it easier to buy fruits and vegetables. Visit the Healthiest State’s website to learn how you can participate.
Use our Eating Healthy on a Budget flyer (PDF) to learn how to save money while buying healthy foods.
Want to learn how ITC shares Be Well. Eat Well. with the community?
Discover how ITC makes a difference with our Be Well. Eat Well. initiative in our Community Outreach Newsletters.