Help for urban gardeners, resources for eating local food
Homegrown Minneapolis will host its 2016 open house to present help for urban gardeners, resources for eating local food, and updates on progress made in improving Minneapolis’ local food systems. The event is free and open to the public.
6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1
Seward Montessori School, 2309 28th Ave. S.
6 p.m. - Registration
6:30-7:15 p.m. - Reception and information fair
- Information tables for a range of interests with gardening and healthy eating resources, beekeeping, small business loans and technical assistance geared toward food businesses.
- Collecting priorities from attendees about food system needs, which the Food Council will use next year to plan policy.
- Delicious light refreshments incorporating local food and inspired by the Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary & Nutrition team and True Food Chef Council.
7:15-8 p.m. - Program
- Highlights from the past year of progress in improving local food systems and information about the current issues and opportunities for the local food system.
- Presentation of 2016 Homegrown Heroes awards.
- Remarks from local leaders about local food efforts in the community.
Find more information on the event here.
The Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council celebrates another year of growing, processing, distributing, eating and composting healthy, sustainable and locally grown food.
Published Nov 16, 2016