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NW Food Systems Work Group

tomatoesThe NWRSDP is committed to supporting projects that provide healthy food to nourish healthy people, grown in a healthy, sustainable environment, models and policies that make local food more available and accessible, and opportunities for farmers growing food for the region.

apples The NWRSDP identifies these strategies from the MN Food Charter ( as its priorities.

Idea Have an idea? Seed funding is available for projects that build robust community-University partnerships. Download this Project Idea Brief, share your idea, and submit it.

The NW Food Systems Work Group meets regularly to review and develop ideas, consider proposals and build a network of partners interested in a food system that supports health. Work Group and Board meeting dates are posted on the calendar.

Work Group Members:

Bethany Brandvold, Crookston
Grace Brogan, Bemidji
Sheila Capstran, Ada
Kristen Fagerlund, Crookston
Abby Gold, Moorhead
Noelle Harden, Detroit Lakes
Megan Janssen, Crookston
Janet Lindberg, Fergus Falls
Terry Nennich, Bagley
Michele Schermann, St Paul
Greg Schweser, St Paul
Carsten Thomas, Moorhead
Frances Tougas, Warren
Sara VanOffelen, Detroit Lakes

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