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What is the Minnesota Food Charter?
The Minnesota Food Charter is a shared roadmap to provide access to safe, affordable, and healthy food for all Minnesotans. Learn more.
How can I help?
Whatever your role, you can make a difference and help improve the health of Minnesota for the coming generations. Find out what you can do!
Why a Food Charter?
In recent decades, diet-related health issues have surged—presenting costly, long-term challenges to Minnesota’s prosperity. Unequal access to healthy food results in a lower bottom line—from worker productivity to healthcare costs.
Creating a Plan for a Healthier Minnesota
As a state, we must work together to support prosperous, healthy communities. By putting health at the center of policies and systems, we can achieve the changes we need.
Contribute to Minnesota’s Healthy Food Future
Michelle Horovitz is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Appetite for Change—a North Minneapolis-based, grassroots nonprofit organization and social enterprise that uses food as a tool for building health, wealth, and social change. Michelle believes the best way to ensure healthy, affordable, safe food access for all Minnesotans is to acknowledge food access as a right and not just a privilege. Learn more.