Because everyone deserves access to healthy, safe, and affordable food.

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Beverly Dougherty
Owner, Real Food, Inc.

Beverly Dougherty of Willmar, MN is working to make fresh, healthy food more accessible, affordable to consumers and more marketable for local farmers. She owns a small grocery specializing in fresh local foods. Dougherty is piloting a program delivering fresh fruits and vegetables to two childcare programs on tight budgets serving 115 youngsters from infancy through fifth grade. And, Dougherty’s a force behind Real Food, Inc., a nonprofit that’s creating a Food Hub building that will include a commercial kitchen and other amenities to help build the local supply chain. “While there already is a local food movement, my goal …

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