My optimism comes alongside the global challenges and uncertainties our community faces. Moments like this are when our work is even more important.
Support New Farmers while Eating Great Food While it may be cold and windy outside, Big River Farms (BRF) is already deep in the planning stages of our 2022 community supported agriculture (CSA) program. BRF farmers are currently placing seed orders, CSA produce contracts are being developed with our farmers, and membership sign-ups for next […] Read more
Samuel and a friend delivering maize. I met Samuel Siso, owner of Gesima Obwororo Organic Vegetable Farm, several years ago in The Food Group’s community garden in front of our building in New Hope. Ever friendly and always smiling, Samuel is a gardener who I saw daily during the gardening season. Samuel was often washing […] Read more
Volunteers with the Minneapolis University Rotary Club stock a food shelf. Carol Skulstad knew her community was suffering. With the pandemic in full swing, the social unrest following the murder of George Floyd erupted. These two life changing events collided to form an economic crisis that meant thousands of Minnesotans were affected by food insecurity. […] Read more