These projects were funded during the first round of grants for the Minnesota Local Food Purchase Assistance Program.

Grant Recipient Project Name City Award (Apprx.)
Audubon Neighborhood Association Audubon's Northeast Market Garden & Food Hub Minneapolis $52,666
Church of the Incarnation Farm to Food Shelf: Keeping Food in Community Minneapolis $140,000
City of Richfield Farm to Pantry: A South Metro Food Distribution Collaboration Richfield $52,374
Community Action Center The Rice County Area Farm to Food Shelf Initiative Northfield $139,857
Community Action Duluth Innovation In Local Food Supply Chain Duluth $139,277
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio Inc Canasta Familiar Food Access Program Saint Paul $140,000
Grand Rapids' Farmers Market Expanding Local Food Access in Central Minnesota Grand Rapids $81,407
HAVEN, Int'l Fresh Produce Festival Saint Paul $99,810
Hennepin County Hennepin Farm to Community Minneapolis $77,374
Hmong American Farmers Association Feeding food-insecure immigrant refugee and BIPOC families with produce purchased from Hmong farmers West Saint Paul $140,000
Isuroon Isuroon and Naima's Farm Fresh Produce Collaborative Minneapolis $114,380
Kaleidoscope-Kawm Thiab Siv, LLC COG: Cultivating Our Ground, A Food Assistance Program to Support Hmong Farmers and Elders Oakdale $21,195
Keystone Community Services Keystone Local Food Project Saint Paul $140,000
North Country Food Alliance Supporting Emerging and BIPOC Farmers and Expanding Access to Culturally-Relevant Foods Minneapolis $138,300
Pillsbury United Communities Northside Veggies for Good (V4G) Minneapolis $86,629
Prairie Rose Agriculture Institute for Research, Innovation and Education (PRAIRIE) Alternative Supply Chains for Moorhead’s Local Foods Economy Moorhead $140,000
PRISM PRISM's locally sourced food collaboration project Golden Valley $20,000
Real Food Inc. dba Becker Market Expansion and Distribution of Local Food to Underserved Rural Communities Willmar $139,586
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Maada’ookii ("To Share With Others") Red Lake $120,000
Red Wing Area Farmers Market Association, Inc. Red Wing Veggie Rx, Building Healthy Communities Red Wing $96,773
Red Wing Area Food Shelf Poultry for Red Wing and Pine Island Food Shelves Red Wing $140,000
Region Nine Development Commission Increasing Local Foods in Existing Southern Minnesota Hunger Assistance Networks Mankato $91,718
Riverwood Healthcare Center Riverwood Connects: Connecting with Communities in Aitkin County Aitkin $54,754
Southeast Minnesota Food Rescue and Redistribution RECLAIM Rochester $100,000
Sprout MN Expanding Local Food Access in Central Minnesota Little Falls $100,000
TC Food Justice Minnesota Food Equity Partnership Minneapolis $139,251
The Good Acre Centering Socially Disadvantaged Growers in Hunger Relief in MN Falcon Heights $137,375
The Humanity Alliance Raising Local Food to Raise Local Communities Victoria $138,619
The Open Door The Open Door Farm to Food Pantry Project Eagan $140,000
The Sanneh Foundation Providing Nutritious Food from Emerging Farmers to Historically Marginalized Communities Saint Paul $140,000
The Village Agricultural Cooperative It Takes a Village Rochester $100,000
Virginia Farmers Market Hub Senior Citizens Served by Virginia Farmers Market Hub Virginia $32,335
White Earth Nation White Earth Nation LFPA White Earth Nation $140,000



MN Local Food Purchase Assistance Program