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Jaycie Thomsen
Intern, Minnesota Food Charter Network and Student-athlete, U of MN

The long race for food systems change Helping in her grandmothers’ gardens, cooking with her dad, and hanging out at the dinner table were always part of Jaycie Thomsen’s family culture, so she picked up food skills early. “I got my first chef’s knife when I was 10. I still have it,” she said with a laugh. “My dad was all about ‘We are gonna make our own food. It’s fun and we can do together and it’s good for you.’ I was never allowed to have a ton of processed food.” Jaycie, who grew up in Maple Grove, also …

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