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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.


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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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North Minneapolis Grocery Stores closing at alarming rate

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

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Homemade Ranch

FINALLY a use for plain greek yogurt.


A Note from Sophia

We are proud to be the first independent food bank in our 30+ county service area. Independence allows us to be creative and flexible in our programs, growing and responding to what communities want and nee


Supporter Spotlight

Kurt Johansen, board member at The Food Group, is VP & Group Counsel at Ameriprise Financial. Kurt takes advantage of his employer match program.

CATEGORIES: Blog, Supporter Spotlight

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Breakfast Strata

Stretch those eggs further.


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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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