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Local foods fill a hunger gap

The Food Group is proud to provide our partners with locally grown and sourced foods. Thanks to our generous supporters, local foods are becoming a staple at food shelves like MCCC.


The Food Group

The Food Group was the first food bank in Minnesota to recognize that meaningful hunger relief work requires a holistic approach with a longterm view.

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Twin Cities Mobile Market and UCare

UCare gives back to our community with Twin Cities Mobile Market partnership

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Mango Lettuce Salad

Summertime salad with sweet bites of mango


Let’s Make it Better. Together.

Food shelf visits this spring are looking very different. . . Just a few weeks ago, Valley Outreach food shelf served nearly 1000 families in one week, more than double their previous pandemic era average of 350 families each week.

CATEGORIES: Blog, News, Partner Spotlight

Supporter Spotlight

April was National Volunteer Appreciation Month and we got to celebrate our volunteers!  In 2022, more than 1,800 volunteers gave 13,674 hours to The Food Group.

CATEGORIES: Blog, News, Supporter Spotlight

Coming Together in North Minneapolis

The north metro food landscape has changed dramatically in the past few months—three major food retailers in the area have permanently shut their doors to community.

CATEGORIES: Blog, Mission moment, News, Partner Spotlight

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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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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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