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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.

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Giving for Today & Tomorrow

Young tomatoes on vine Marsha G. has a deep history of contributing to The Food Group and for the last several years, she has inspired others to give, too. Marsha feels strongly about providing hunger relief in her community. And she says The Food Group, “does such a great job!”  Marsha became a regular donor more than […] Read more

From Community Gardener to Entrepreneurial Farmer

Samuel and a friend delivering maize. I met Samuel Siso, owner of Gesima Obwororo Organic Vegetable Farm, several years ago in The Food Group’s community garden in front of our building in New Hope. Ever friendly and always smiling, Samuel is a gardener who I saw daily during the gardening season. Samuel was often washing […] Read more

Volunteers are The Food Group’s Superheroes

This week kicks off National Volunteer Week and we couldn’t be more grateful for the individuals who have bravely stepped up this past year to ensure our essential work never stopped. Best Buy volunteer, Amanda, assembling Mini Meats packages for our Fare for All program. It has been heartwarming to see volunteers engaging with efforts […] Read more

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