Welcome to the Sudanese Farming Group, Big River Farms’ newest farming partners and site.
The Food Group recently awarded 19 grants totaling $90,000 to local food shelf and hunger relief orgs in Minnesota to build refrigerators, expanding freezer space, incorporating multi-lingual signage, and increase culturally familiar foods.
Before food shelves were a standard neighborhood resource, Joyce Uptown Food Shelf made its mark as a safe place for families to access food when they needed it most. As a founding partner of The Food Group, fifty-three years later, Joyce is busy as ever.
“Solidarity with the Neighborhood” The combination of the pandemic and the civil uprising of 2020 moved hunger relief in new directions. New organizations sprang up in response and partnered with The Food Group. Here’s a closer look at one of them- Du Nord Foundation Community Market (DNFCM). The Minneapolis intersection of Lake St. and Hiawatha […] Read more
At Corcoran Park in South Minneapolis, the community comes together on Friday afternoons. The atmosphere is lively and festive. There is music playing, hot cocoa, and pan dulce (a Mexican sweet bread) being served, and a large group of young folks in attendance. The Sanneh Foundation coordinates this weekly gathering. It is a priority to […] Read more