Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council

The council includes 25 diverse community members who want to improve our local food system. We advise the City Council.
Fresh fruits and vegetables

Acting on our vision

We are in the first phase of implementing a 10-year vision to improve our City's food systems.

Get involved

We encourage residents to get involved in our work.

  • Attend our meetings
  • Read our plans
  • Sign up to receive our newsletter

Learn about the food council

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About our work


The Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council envisions a vibrant local food system that:

  • Enhances the health of all residents
  • Protects the earth
  • Increases economic vitality
  • Expands social connectedness
  • Improves food security


Support all Minneapolis residents by working to:

  • Increase access to quality food
  • Address hunger and food insecurity
  • Connect sectors of the food system
  • Influence policy and decision-making
  • Ensure an environmentally sustainable and socially just food system


  • Foster City-community partnerships
  • Convene and engage diverse stakeholders 
  • Provide ongoing guidance to the City on local food issues
  • Serve as a platform for collaborative and coordinated action

Stay connected

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Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415