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Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions are incredibly versatile. With a little patience, you can create a batch of caramelized onions that will add depth and flavor to your meals for days to come.


red wine mushroom sauce

Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

Not just for sipping, red wine’s tannins and acidity add depth and complexity, beautifully balancing the earthiness of the mushrooms.


parmesan roasted red potatoes

Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes

Toss potatoes with oil, Parmesan cheese and your favorite herbs, then let the oven work its magic. The perfect textural contrast, each bite offering a satisfying crunch followed by a pillowy cloud of potato.


Roasted Carrots

These oven-roasted beauties are so simple to make. Simply toss carrots with a touch of olive oil, your favorite herbs and a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and let the oven do its thing.


brats in a blanket

Brats in a Blanket

Craving comfort food? These cheesy brats, wrapped in buttery crescent rolls and oozing with melty cheese, are pure bliss.


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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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