Friday, Jan. 24 – Saturday, Jan. 25
University of MN Education & Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave, St. Paul MN.
The annual Emerging Farmers Conference (formerly the Immigrant & Minority Farmers Conference) serves to advance the success and sustainability of farmers who traditionally face barriers to the education and resources necessary to build profitable agricultural businesses, including immigrant farmers and farmers of color.
FREE to attend for farmers and volunteers. Learn more and register here.
Izzy’s 13 Days of Giving
Tuesday, Feb. 11
Izzy’s Ice Cream St. Paul & Minneapolis Shops
Show your support for The Food Group while enjoying Izzy’s Ice Cream anywhere in the Twin Cities. Izzy’s is giving back with their 7th annual 13 Days of Giving Feb. 1-13. On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Izzy’s is donating $2 from every single of double cone or cup sold that day to The Food Group. Find a location near you.
Warehouse Tours at The Food Group
Thursday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
8501 54th Ave. N., New Hope, MN 55428
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the work of The Food Group at our New Hope warehouse. Tours held at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. RSVP to Emily at [email protected] or 763-450-3868.
Thursday, Feb. 13, 6-9 p.m.
Maplewood Community Center (in the YMCA)
2100 White Bear Ave., Maplewood, MN 55109
Thursday, Feb. 20, 6-9 p.m.
Rambling River Center
325 Oak St., Farmington, MN 55024
Join The Food Group and Marnita’s Table for a feast and conversation on creating cross-cultural food systems that honor farmers while making local foods available to everyone in our communities. Let us know you’re coming! Questions? Need transportation help? Email [email protected] or call 612-928-7744 (day-of event contact: 612-875-3215).
Thursday, Feb. 27
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church (105 University Ave. W., St. Paul)
Let’s put ending hunger in Minnesota at the top of the Legislature’s to-do list. Prepare and practice speaking on key issues. Visit with your legislators (meetings will be set up for you by Hunger Solutions). Light lunch provided. We look forward to advocating together for sound public policy on hunger issues.
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