Let’s Dig Into how you can Help Neighbors get Good Food!
We know we vote with our food purchases. We also show lawmakers what we care about by what we spend our time on. Minnesota is big-hearted when it comes to sustainable agriculture and getting good nutritious foods to all our people. Check out some of the links below and see what paths they lead you down. Maybe it just gets you to bring some extra chili to your next-door neighbor. Cool Beans.
Help Grow food for others
Giving Gardens White Bear Lake initiative to grow food for local fod shelves and organizations.
Where to donate homegrown produce around the Twin Cities.
Support Good Food for Sick Neighbors
Open Arms Bringing good food to sick people in the Twin Cities.
Local Organizations Doing Good Farming
Urban Roots Growing Healthy Communities on the East Side of St. Paul through paid internships working with Market Garden, Conservation and Cook Fresh programs.
Sustainable Farming Association SFA in MN
MN Food Association Farm and Farmer School growing farmers growing food
The Good Acre Mission is to: Connect and Strengthen Farmers, Makers and Communities through Good Food.
Educate yourself for Good
Civil Eats huge store of articles on Food policy, Farming, Health and Environmental concerns.
Harvest Public Media Covering the Food system from the Heartland.
MN GROWN Doing Good starts at home, eating local starts your food off right! Find local, MN Farmers by searching the site for your nearest farmer or farmers market.
The Land Stewardship Program has a top notch online CSA directory, plus a ton of other cool programs going on.
Decrease Food Waste
EPA Article on Reducing Food Waste
NRDC Article on wasted food in the US
Feeding America Article on how to reduce food waste