Help get more fresh food on Minneapolis plates

The Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council seeks new members to help get more healthy food into the community. The Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council works to support all Minneapolis residents and increase access to quality food, address hunger and food insecurity, connect sectors of the food system, influence policy and decision-making, and ensure an environmentally sustainable and socially just food system.

Information sessions about the food council are:

Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.
East Phillips Cultural and Community Center, 2307 17th Ave. S.

Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.
Powderhorn Recreation Center, 3400 15th Ave. S.

The application deadline is Oct. 18. The application is available in English and Spanish.

Homegrown Minneapolis is a citywide initiative expanding our community’s ability to grow, process, distribute, eat and compost more healthy, sustainable, locally grown foods. Find more information about Homegrown Minneapolis at www.minneapolismn.gov/homegrown.

Published Sep 20, 2013