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Roots for the Home Team serves healthy, local food at Twins games

Eating healthy may not be on top of your list of concerns when attending a Minnesota Twins game -- but if it is, check out Roots for the Home Team outside of Gate 34. The organization is in its second year of serving salads at Target Field and will make 18 appearances at home games throughout the 2013 season.

Roots for the Home Team works with three youth garden programs (Emerge Homegrown Gardens, Urban Roots and Youth Farm) in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Founder Susan Moores says their menu features recipes the children, grades seven through 12, created themselves -- with the help of chefs from Delaware North, who prepare the food.

Moores says the Minnesota Vikings have also expressed interest in hosting Roots for the Home Team, though she notes it would be difficult to provide product for them given the time of year in which they play. Nevertheless, you can expect to find Moores at Target Field for the rest of the baseball season to serve you nutritious, locally grown greens.

-- Michael Nelson / MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent