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Apply for one of 15 community member seats on the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council!

Applications will be accepted August 14 through October 18th, 2019 for the January 2020-December 2021 term.

What is the Food Council?

The Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council is a City advisory group that convenes and engages diverse stakeholders to identify and propose innovative solutions to improve the local food system.

What does the Food Council do?

  • Engage in lively monthly meetings. Meetings are held monthly on a Wednesday evening at various locations throughout Minneapolis.
  • Contribute to the planning, outreach and implementation for the Minneapolis Food Action Plan.
  • Contribute to working groups and task forces that address current food system issues. 2018-19 groups have included Healthy and Inclusive Food Access, Healthy Food and Waste, Homegrown Small Business Fund and Grant Pilot, Local Food Links - Purchasing and Procurement, Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Implementation, and Urban Agriculture.

When and how can I apply?

Apply August 14 through October 18th, 2019. Minneapolis residents are encouraged to apply, although some exceptions are made for non-Minneapolis residents. Find the application online or contact the City Clerk’s office at 612-673-2216 for a copy of the application. Or download the application in Spanish, Somali, or Hmong.

About Homegrown Minneapolis

Homegrown Minneapolis is a citywide initiative expanding our community’s ability to grow, process, distribute, eat and compost more healthy, sustainable, locally grown foods. Homegrown Minneapolis brings together key partners from local government, area businesses, community organizations, non-profits, and residents to build a healthy, local food system.

 

 

Last updated Aug 3, 2019

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