Fri, Mar 27
BYOL Metro Response to COVID19
Starting this Friday, we are holding regular Zoom meetings for metro food system leaders, advocates, and professionals to gather. Together we will cook, eat, heal, vent, get updates, and generate a more strategic and coordinated response to this crises.
Wed, Jun 05
Washington County MFAN Pop-Up
MFAN is traveling to Washington County! Washington County Public Health and Environment, Cimarron Farm, Our Community Food Projects, Second Harvest Heartland, Newport Farmers Market, Washington County WIC, and FamilyMeans invite you to join us for an MFAN Pop-up Event!
Wed, May 15
MFAN Q2 It Takes a Village - Your Role in Equity-Based Regional Food Systems Action Planning
Together we will be building a common understanding how we can co-create an equity-based regional food systems plan. From leveraging funding, to building relationships, and bringing your content expertise, we all have a role to play in this work. Collaboration is our key to success.
Fri, Mar 08
La Doña Cervecería
MFAN Q1: Launching Regional Food Systems Action Planning
At this meeting we will still be launching our first network-wide initiative to create an equity-based regional food systems action plan. We will be hearing from local experts and providing time to reflect and share with other food systems advocates. We will also learn about the MFAN Action Teams.
Wed, Nov 14
Arlington Hills Community Center
MFAN Q4: Moving from Silos to Syngergies | Using Evaluation to Self-Organize
At this meeting we'll be discussing the potential of the network creating a regional food systems plan and we'll breakout into groups related to sector of the food system, racial equity, and policy/advocacy to see where there is affinity for moving to action together.
Fri, Sep 07
The Wedge Table
MFAN Ripple Effect Mapping
In order to continue to work towards our important mission, MFAN must be able to "sell" the importance of the network to it's stakeholders. Ripple Effect Mapping is a fun and interactive way to understand the intended and UNintended outcomes of our work through storytelling and conversation.
Tue, Aug 21
Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
MFAN Regional Bus Trip, sponsored by the Local Gov't Action Team
How well do YOU know the 7-county Metro area? What are the food access challenges across the region? Join fellow community food advocates to LEARN about communities across the region and SEE firsthand changes impacting food access in our region!
Tue, Jan 30
University of Minnesota Urban Research a
Local Government Action Team
Julie Ralston Aoki from the Public Health Law Center will be joining us to demonstrate how the Healthy Food Policy Project tool can help our groups move forward on local government policy initiatives. She'll also give the group a primer what preemption means, and why our work with local governments