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Our next meeting is scheduled for
Wed, December 9th from 4:00-5:00PM.

Join us for a discussion on COVID-19’s impact on farming and what resources are available. Bring your questions and tips! 

We will also be discussing our meeting schedule for 2021. What do YOU want to get out of these meetings? Anyone with an interest in local and healthy food in NE MN is invited to join the conversation!

Click to join via Zoom
or join by phone: 346-248-7799

Network Discussion

Resources shared by Northland Food Network members over the past month on the Northland Food Network Facebook group. Not on Facebook? Send your information to kelsey.gantzer@aeoa.org to be included in next month’s newsletter. 

EVENTS

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

JOBS

  • Finland Food Chain is hiring an Education and Outreach Coordinator: Apply Here 

NEWS

  • Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and partners at the University of Minnesota (UMN) have received a USDA grant "to engage farmers and agriculture businesses in marketing their products more effectively both locally and regionally." Learn more. 

  • Minnesota Grown is renewing and welcoming new members for 2021. Learn more.

What is the Northland Food Network?

The Northland Food Network supports regional food production, access, and education to improve the health and resiliency of the Northland’s people, economy, and environment.

Goal: Produce and consume 25% local food by 2025
Action Steps:

  • Improve Access to Capital

  • Create a regional Vision

  • Encourage More Producers

  • Increase Farm-To-School

  • Impact Legislation

Join us! Connect with others in the region who are working to increase local food production and consumption. Together, let’s create the networks of support that ensure long-term sustainable food access in NE MN.

We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 4pm-5pm via Zoom.

For more information, contact David Abazs dwabazs@umn.edu or Brian Bluhm atbluhmb@stlouiscountymn.gov

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