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The Recipe for Food Justice

The fight for food equity has an ever-changing recipe. The Food Group’s executive director, Sophia Lenarz-Coy, offers a personal reflection on our work for food justice.

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How values-based sourcing can change our food system

The first time I literally got into the weeds to see what a local food system could look like, I was in college. I worked on a small organic farm just outside of Fargo, North Dakota and I did a lot of food policy work, helping to draft proposals for things like urban beekeeping and backyard chickens in the city. 

Health & Wellness Tips

It is important to be in tune with your body and maintain body awareness. This can be hard to do amidst a busy life. To become more in tune with your personal body awareness, try this simple mindfulness meditation practice at home, called a body scan.

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Health & Wellness Tips

Tulsi Basil makes a delicious tea that has a hint of licorice in the flavor. Get the recipe! Tulsi is grown as an annual herb in Minnesota and is hardy to zones 10 to 12.

We need to rethink Thanksgiving.

It’s time all hunger relief organizations, donors and funders recognize just HOW complicated Thanksgiving’s history is in order to truly achieve food equity.

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