The Food Group is a local nonprofit focused on providing healthy food to the community. Our programs include food shelf and meal program support, Fare For All, a program offering healthy and affordable foods, and Big River Farms a program offering sustainable agriculture education for local immigrant and historically underserved farmers. The Food Group focuses on local food access, equity, and nutrition issues related to food and hunger in more than 32 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
They are teaming up with 5 Eyewitness News for Summer Harvest for Kids. Mark your calendars for June 14th for the phone bank on June 14th. Click here for all the information.
Other Upcoming Events:
Who’s Hungry Event
Join us to learn more about hunger in our local community and how you can help. United Way partners The Food Group, Pillsbury United Communities, and Loaves & Fishes will be on site to present the innovative strategies they’re exploring to change the way our food systems operate. Enjoy networking, heavy appetizers, and two drink tickets for locally brewed beer–the event is open to everyone, and will take place at the new, private Finnegan’s Brewer’s Den.
Date: Tuesday, June 26th from 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Finnegans House, 817 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis
Cost: $30 per person
Big River Farms Open House & Tour
Everyone is welcome to visit The Food Group’s farm for our annual Open House as part of the Co-op Farm Tour! Join us for farm-fresh snacks, games, kids’ activities, wagon rides, and wide-open spaces.
Date: Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: 14220 Ostlund Trl N Ste B, Marine on St Croix, MN 55047
No registration necessary and the event is free and open to everyone