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Our Interactive Community Food and Farm Project Presentation Event is today, Friday, February 19th. Projects will present for 4 minutes each, followed by 6 minutes of Q&A. Projects:

  • Community Cold Storage in Grand Marais

  • Farm Lande Community Kitchen in Duluth

  • Food Access Land Trust

  • Wild Rice Processing Facility in Finland

  • Institutional Supported Agriculture in Embarrass

  • Love's Hemp House in Gheen

  • Farmers Market Hub Expansion in Grand Rapids

After the presentations, you have the opportunity to allocate 10 votes to the project(s) of your choice! Selected projects will receive a portion of $10,000 seed funding + $10,000 in technical/business assistance and ongoing support, including additional grant assistance.

If you are unable to attend the event, but would still like to participate in the community voting process, please email Joel Bransky at bran1351@umn.edu to request a recording of the event and a link to the survey. Requests must be sent to Joel by 6pm this evening, February 19th to participate in the voting process. All voting will close on Monday, February 22nd at noon.

Zoom link to join us from 2pm-4pm Today, February 19th: https://bit.ly/3rf1uau

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 at BluhmB@communityhealthboard.org.

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