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David Nicholson asks an interesting question over in the Farmers Market community: "How do we meet the needs and wants of communities while growing opportunities and promoting success for market producers?" Join the conversation here.
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Hi fellow Healthy Eating Minnesota Network-ers!
Just wanted to remind everyone that in addition to posting conversations & having discussions on this main page board, you can also join a group!
So far we have:Continue
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Good news: The Local Initiatives Support Corp. won $25,000 for its Fair Food Access initiative in Lincoln Park.
If you live in Lincoln Park, you’re probably aware there’s no grocery store in the neighborhood. LISC wants to change that, which is why they entered the “Cause an Effect” contest conducted by State Farm on Facebook.
The Lincoln Park effort made the finals and then finished in the top 40, good enough for a $25,000 grant.…Continue
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Thirty-five years ago, the Minneapolis Schools set up a…Continue
I'm currently attending the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Food & Community Conference in Asheville, North Carolina. Right now, I'm listening to a great session featuring Anna Lappe and Navinna Khanna about mapping the food movement. If you want to follow any of the sessions or conversations, you can check out livestreams at www.wkkf.org and follow the Twitter conversation at #fandc12.
Also, great to see several members of the Healthy Eating Minnesota…Continue
From Stephanie Heim, Extension Educator, Farm to School, University of Minnesota Extension
Audiences around Minnesota are giving a new documentary, entitled Farm to School: Growing Our Future “two…Continue
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I recently posted a comment about the ethical framework shared by many advocates who care about the well-being and sustainability of our food system. More local. Better production. Less genetic technology and chemical inputs. Grown by farmers who take care of animals and the land. Fair wages for workers. Fair prices for farmers. More sovereignty. Less concentrated control. These common values, I have found, extend across political, ethnic, geographic, gender, economic, and cultural…Continue
This is a great Tedx video of Marianne Cufone, the Executive Director of the Recirculating Farms Coalition and long time sustainable food advocate.
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