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Ore Taylor’s Passion for Farming

She realized, “If I’m ever going to take over (my mother’s) farm, I need to know what I’m doing.” So, she applied to Big River Farms’ Grower Training program and launched Taylor Ventures.

Growing Food, Culture, and Connection

Welcome to the Sudanese Farming Group, Big River Farms’ newest farming partners and site.

Farmer Profile: Eleanor & Pearce, StrongHeart Farms

StrongHeart Farms focus on regeneratively grown food and reciprocity with the earth – giving back to both the land and the community. Produce grown is chemical-free, nutrient dense, and regeneratively raised.

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Farmer Profile: Whitney Terrill, Asfora Farm

Meet Whitney Terrill, founder and owner of Ashore Farm and regenerative grower.

Farmer Profile: Porfirio Perez

We have a different way of working with the plants. We know how to make them grow. They need to be taken care of – if you don’t work with the land, it won’t give you anything back.

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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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