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Health and Nutrition

Make the healthy choice the easy choice through education and partnerships.

Farm to School

Program that grows healthy kids, farms, and communities.

Food Safety

Resources for food industry and consumers on preventing food-borne illness, regulations, preservation methods such as canning, and preparing food safely.

Community and Local Food Resources

Learn about the local food movement and identify resources for farmers and organizations looking to get involved.


Find information on commercial horticulture and growing food in your yard and garden.


Content covers beef, crops, dairy, meat science, poultry, small farms, and swine.

Cook Up a Delicious Holiday on a Budget

Plan your holiday meals to help minimize the stress. English | español

Minnesota Food Charter in Action Events

Minnesota Food Charter Logo

Learn more about the regional events slated for this fall and how you can get involved.

Schoolyard Gardens Video

adult and teens working in farm garden

Learn how we're planting seeds of better health and active learning.

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