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Ore Taylor’s Passion for Farming

She realized, “If I’m ever going to take over (my mother’s) farm, I need to know what I’m doing.” So, she applied to Big River Farms’ Grower Training program and launched Taylor Ventures.

The Food Group and Hunger Solutions Minnesota Join Forces

The Food Group will be joining forces with Hunger Solutions Minnesota officially starting in March 2024.

Valentine’s Day Dinner: A Love Letter in Every Bite

This Valentine’s Day, let’s keep it simple, delicious and totally homemade. We’re talking juicy sirloins with onions that melt in your mouth, a rich red wine sauce that’s so good you’ll wanna lick the pan (maybe not…but we get it) and veggie sides roasted to perfection.

CES Food Shelf Levels Up Home Delivery

This collaboration resulted in two game-changers: a lift gate on their delivery van and rolling carts with shelves incorporated into their delivery process.

Twin Cities Mobile Market Needs Support

The Twin Cities Mobile Market (TCMM) – currently located on two retrofitted city buses – delivers fresh, culturally connected, and affordable groceries to 23 sites in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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We Value Nutritious Food
Working with our community partners, The Food Group buys, gleans, grows, and processes fresh produce.

Food Bank
or Food Shelf?
The Food Group is a food bank that supplies other hunger relief agencies with fresh produce, frozen meat, grocery staples, and other household necessities. Food shelves distribute free food to individuals and families in their local communities.

The Food Group believes in food equity. They believe in culturally specific foods. They believe in meeting people where they are at. And most of all, they believe in dignity.

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Did You Know?
Over 20% of Black households and 19% of Latinx households report food insecurity, compared to 10% of white households.

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The Food Group

We’re a nonprofit working at the intersection of equity and access to fresh, sustainable foods. From farming to distribution, we provide fresh food across MN and WI.

The Food Group is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. EIN 41-1246504 Contributions are tax-deductible to the full amount provided by the law.

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