Big River Farms

19th Annual Emerging Farmers Conference

Join us for the 19th Annual Emerging Farmers Conference in November 2024 at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota! Friday we’ll host 4 half-day sessions and Saturday choose from 11 sessions throughout the day.  Save the date and check out our website for more details coming soon […] Read more

Big River Farms: New Grower Open House

Interested in growing food or starting your own farm? Join us for a farm tour and learn about Big River Farms’ Grower Training and Incubator Farmer programs. For More Information, call or email Mar Horns, Farmer Support Specialist at (651) 529-1765 or [email protected] […] Read more

Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour | Big River Farms

Big River Farms is being featured as part of the Eat Local Co-op Farm Tour on Saturday, July 13! Explore local sustainable and organic farms as they open their doors for a day full of fun, learning, and discovery brought to you by your local food co-ops. The Co-op Farm Tour is a unique opportunity […] Read more

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

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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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