Minnesota Food Charter Network Hires First Director
The University of Minnesota Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute and the Minnesota Food Charter Network Committees and Action Teams welcome Michael Dahl. Read about Michael here.
An Introduction to the Good Food Access Fund
This legislative request for recurring funds—if successfully passed—would provide access to financing, capital, and technical assistance for retail stores selling healthy food and related businesses that supply this food. Learn more.
Safe Food, Local Meats
New funding means more support for Minnesota meat processing facilities. Get the Story
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
FOOD CHARTER CHAMPION FEATURE
David Manuel is an enrolled member and resident of the Red Lake Nation; he’s also a Food Charter Champion. Year-round, David can be found in the woods, on the lake, and in the garden. He involves elders and youth in his work, ensuring that young people learn the stories and traditional ways from their elders. Learn more.