Food shelf visits in our state are still at record highs. At the height of the pandemic, it was easy to understand how more people in our community were experiencing hunger than ever before. Together, we are ensuring that everyone can gather with family and eat food that provides comfort and nourishment.
Access to fresh food and affordable grocery is a challenge for many in urban neighborhoods across the US. In the Twin Cities alone, 12.5% of residents live in food insecure areas.
Community members shared ideas to build a more equitable food system together. We are centering community voices by putting community solutions into action.
Welcome to the Sudanese Farming Group, Big River Farms’ newest farming partners and site.
Samuel and a friend delivering maize. I met Samuel Siso, owner of Gesima Obwororo Organic Vegetable Farm, several years ago in The Food Group’s community garden in front of our building in New Hope. Ever friendly and always smiling, Samuel is a gardener who I saw daily during the gardening season. Samuel was often washing […] Read more