Archive for the 'Volunteer' Category

Volunteer to Serve on Food Innovation Team

Announcing the Food Innovation Team (FIT), a new subcommittee of Minnesota’s Food Safety and Defense Task Force and call for membership applications! The role of the Food Innovation Team is to learn from complex food licensing cases, untangle the issues, and use the information gathered to help food businesses obtain correct licensing in a timely manner. Apply to serve on FIT by June 28, 2018. Continue reading ‘Volunteer to Serve on Food Innovation Team’


Volunteer at Hope Community

Land Stewardship Project and Hope Community in the Phillips Neighborhood of South Minneapolis are seeking community leaders who want to help shape Hope’s food program in 2018. Hope hosts weekly and monthly opportunities—all are welcome, all experiences, all possibilities. A complete list of opportunities to get involved is available here.

FSA County Committee Nomination Period Opens June 15

The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees opens on June 15. Each county office is looking for producers to serve on the local county committee. Nomination filing deadline is August 1, 2018. Continue reading ‘FSA County Committee Nomination Period Opens June 15’

Volunteer with Garlic Festival

The Lucky 13th Annual Minnesota Garlic Fest is seeking stinky* volunteers! The MN Garlic Festival is hosted by the Crow River Chapter of the Sustainable Farming Association every August and features great music, great food and, of course, great garlic. Read more:

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Volunteer with The Food Group’s On-Farm Gleaning Program

Join The Food Group’s Produce Programs team this summer for our On-Farm Gleanings! What is gleaning? Collecting surplus produce from farms, markets, orchards, and gardens. Interested in volunteering? We will glean and pack fresh produce for our food bank programs, increasing community access to nutritious produce and reducing food waste in the process. 

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