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The Food Group seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. We are proud to have a work environment that welcomes skilled, insightful people. Together we can build a better food system and share access to nutritious food across Minneapolis, St. Paul, Greater Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

HelpLine Coordinator

The HelpLine Coordinator is responsible for connecting individual callers to public assistance programs, food resources and providing relevant referrals to partner organizations. This role is important to ensure that the Minnesota Food HelpLine responds to callers and partners in a timely fashion and that those responses are tracked and included in regular reporting. This position reports to the HelpLine Specialist and has no direct reports.

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Big River Farm Seasonal Operations Coordinator

The BRF Seasonal Operations Coordinator is a part-time, hourly position that supports the operations team with general farm maintenance, tractor work, and occasional class and education support. In order to succeed in this position, the BRF Operations Coordinator needs to be collaborative, a proactive communicator, an independent worker, organized with attention to detail, curious, and have a dedication to working with communities who face discrimination in farming.  Tasks and schedules will vary seasonally. This position will include occasional evening and weekend hours. This position reports to the BRF Operations Manager and will work closely with the BRF Operations team.

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Big River Farm Markets and Grower Outreach Specialist

The Markets & Grower Outreach Specialist will manage all market relationships, partnership development with other emerging farmers, wholesale markets, and development of new market opportunities. The Markets & Grower Outreach Specialist also oversees the operations of Big River Farms program’s aggregated markets and The Food Group’s internal markets that purchase from local farmers.  The Markets & Grower Outreach Specialist will work closely with other staff on bookkeeping and invoicing for farmer payments as well as farmer support and follow-up. 

The Big River Farms Markets & Grower Outreach Specialist exists to connect farmers in the Big River Farms’ Grower Training Program with market support and technical assistance. The Specialist provides quality education, mentorship, and technical assistance to farmers in postharvest handling, quality control, food safety and selling to market.

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The Food Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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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