Homegrown Minneapolis open house Dec. 5

Find out how Minneapolis is supporting local, healthy food, and see who the won the 2013 Homegrown Heroes awards.

In partnership with the Walker Art Center, the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council celebrates another year of growing, processing, distributing, eating and composting healthy, sustainable, locally grown foods. The open house will honor young people who serve their communities. The program will include remarks from Mayor R.T. Rybak, activities, an information fair, a presentation of the 2013 Homegrown Heroes awards, and a raffle. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

This year, the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council will collect donations for YouthLink. Youthlink is a nonprofit based in Minneapolis that supports young people experiencing homelessness. To support YouthLink, donate:

Donations will be collected on the 7th floor by the sign-in table.

Hues of Homegrown: Our Food, Our Youth, Our Community
6-8:30 p.m., Dec. 5
Walker Art Center

Located on Metro Transit bus lines 4, 6, 12 and 25. Free parking will be available for the first 90 guests at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, across the street from the Walker, located at 519 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis.

Published Dec 5, 2013