Minneapolis Food Action Plan (MFAP)

The City of Minneapolis is developing a roadmap toward a more equitable, climate resilient, just and sustainable local food system and local food economy. This plan will guide our food systems work.

Community opportunity to provide feedback about the Minneapolis Food Action Plan (MFAP)

The City of Minneapolis is developing a 2033 roadmap toward a more equitable, just, and climate-friendly local food system and local food economy.

This feedback process is an opportunity to provide one last round of guidance on document content and style. Submitted feedback will be used to shape the final draft to be voted on by the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council at their December meeting.

If you live or work in Minneapolis, please consider providing feedback. All responses are confidential. The form closes December 2nd.

View the Minneapolis Food Plan draft - November 2022 (PDF)

Respond to the Minneapolis Food Action Plan Feedback Form

Designing a roadmap for our food system 

The goal of the Minneapolis Food Action Plan (MFAP) is:
  • Develop a 2033 roadmap for Minneapolis food systems action
  • Build on previous efforts and plans
  • Align with Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
  • Incorporate data and community input 

The Minneapolis Food Action Plan process was paused due to the pandemic. 

MFAP will serve as an appendix to the City’s forthcoming Climate Equity Plan and a stand-alone framework with food systems goals, strategies, and measurable indicators for City of Minneapolis policy and investment and Food Council action.

History

The Minneapolis Food Action Plan builds on previous efforts of the City of Minneapolis.

  • 2009, the City of Minneapolis adopted the Homegrown Minneapolis recommendations
  • 2011, Urban Agriculture Policy Plan
  • 2012, Established the Food Council
  • 2013, adopted the Minneapolis Climate Action Plan, the City’s roadmap to reducing citywide greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Action Plan defers to Homegrown Minneapolis for proposed climate change-related food systems actions, which this effort intends to advance.
  • 2017, signed onto the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
  • January 2020, the Minneapolis 2040 plan went into effect
  • 2021-2022, gathered community input to establish priorities in the Food Action Plan.

Partners and engagement

Partners working on the Food Action Plan

  • University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics
  • Princeton University
  • Terra Soma Consulting
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
  • Minneapolis Public Schools,
  • Sustainable Healthy Cities Network
  • Residents, community organizations, businesses and artists
  • Other food systems stakeholders
  • City of Minneapolis, Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council 

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Contact us

Homegrown Minneapolis

Phone

612-673-3553