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Market Bucks now available at Winter Markets

Market Bucks match SNAP-EBT customers’ dollars at participating farmers markets across Minnesota.  There are three easy steps to using SNAP-EBT at the farmers market: How it works 1.) Go to the EBT/information booth at the farmers market. 2.) Swipe your EBT card. For every dollar you spend on your EBT card, get an extra dollar in Market […]

Mobile Food Shelf Grants Awarded

Mobile food shelf programs increase access to nutritious food for individuals who experience barriers to accessing food from traditional food shelves. Mobile food shelves bring the food shelf directly to individuals who have mobility issues, disabilities, lack transportation or do not live near a bricks-and-mortar food shelf. In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature appropriated $2 million […]

Minnesota Food HelpLine Webinar

Year after year, Minnesota’s anti-hunger and social services agencies do great work to serve the people in need of help in their communities.  Yet, organizations’ resources are stretched thin. Everyone is serving more people with fewer resources. The Minnesota Food HelpLine is a resource for organizations that need an easy way to find resources for […]

Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month. Advocates and volunteers use the month of September to raise awareness of hunger in our communities. When families worry that the food they have will run out before they have enough money to buy more or skip meals to eat less than they should in order to stretch their food […]

Rising Tides Silent Auction

The 2nd annual Rising Tides celebration will be held June 7 at Mozza Mia Pizza Pie and Mozzarella Bar in Edina, Minn. Purchase tickets Here is a preview of some of the items we have lined up for our silent auction. Check back to see new items as they are added next week. Stone Lake […]

Rising Tides

Rising Tides Join us in celebrating victories in Minnesota’s food fight

Hunger Solutions seeks AmeriCorps VISTAs

The national Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps Program (AHOC) is one of the largest anti-hunger AmeriCorps VISTA projects in the country. Its main focus is to fight hunger and improve nutrition by breaking down barriers to accessing SNAP and expanding economic opportunity and ensuring healthy futures for all Americans. Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps members increase the […]

#Hungry4Action

Can’t make it to Hunger Day on the Hill?  There are still 3 easy ways to tell the world you are #Hungry4Action!   Have 2 minutes? Change your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter We’ve made it easy to show everyone you are #Hungry4Action with Twibbon.         Have 5 minutes? Send your […]

Minnesota Caucuses March 1

The presidential campaign is heating up in Minnesota.  Candidates have hit the airwaves and making visits to communities across the state.  Minnesota will hold its precinct caucuses on March 1, Super Tuesday.  It doesn’t matter which party’s caucus you attend or candidate you support, the important thing is going out and getting involved in the […]

Market Bucks now accepted at Winter Markets

January isn’t the time of year we normally think of farmers markets.  Below zero temperatures keep most of us inside curled up under a blanket, not shopping for fresh produce and other food products.  Despite the freezing temps, eight Winter Markets around the state are up and running and are now accepting Market Bucks. Market […]

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