Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Ann

Did you know we have a dedicated team of volunteers that help with our CSA (farm share) every season? They are an integral part of what makes Big River Farms CSA successful, ensuring our members receive veggie shares each week. Every Wednesday morning, this committed crew joins us bright and early at Big River Farms. […] Read more

Volunteer Spotlight: James

Volunteers are the heroes of The Food Group. Providing nutritious, culturally connected foods to our communities is possible because of the generous donation of their time. After we established COVID-19 safety standards in our warehouse, our volunteers were welcomed back to prepare and distribute free and low-cost foods. During the months of March and April, […] Read more

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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