Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council
The purpose of the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council is to:
- Develop innovative policies and strategies to improve the growing, processing, promotion, distribution, consumption and composting of healthy, sustainable, locally grown foods in Minneapolis.
- Advise the Mayor, City Council, and Park Board on food system related opportunities and challenges;
- Advance the food system in directions that are health promoting, environmentally sustainable, local, resilient, inclusive, equitable, fair and transparent;
- Assist in development, implementation, and evaluation of Homegrown Minneapolis recommendations; and, where necessary, convene additional expertise to innovate around challenges;
- Provide technical expertise and recommendations in the ongoing development of the City’s Local Food sustainability targets;
- Support, participate and provide leadership in development of regional food system work; and
- Assist with opportunities to celebrate food and its role in strengthening the connections of Minneapolis’ many communities and cultures.
Minneapolis Food Council Meeting Materials
Agendas, minutes, and other meeting materials are provided in PDF format.
Food Council meetings are often held in locations around the city, but sometimes they are held in City Hall. Directions are available here.
Food Council Materials: 2013
Food Council Materials: 2012
Last updated Apr. 23, 2013