Race and geography can both contribute to a family’s ability to access to healthy foods.
Truvia is teaming up with Appetite For Change in north Minneapolis for this year’s Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Minnesota Walk.
Programs like Appetite For Change’s Youth Community Cooks Night program offers youth a chance to learn about nutritious cooking, and have some fun in the process.
Michelle Livingston receives a Community Cooks Meal Box through Appetite For Change. Since starting the program, Livingston said her health has improved, cooking has become fun and family members are starting to pick up her healthy eating habits.
Lavender would like to introduce you to one of our favorites. Breaking Bread Catering has an incredible selection of menu items that your guests are sure to remember. Breaking Bread Catering is also a part of the local non-profit group Appetite For Change, which means that when you choose Breaking Bread Catering, you are directly supporting a collection of organizations that have been making fresh food accessible in North Minneapolis for the last ten years.
Compounding the existing health and economic challenges posed by the pandemic is the recent unrest fueled by the murder of George Floyd. North Minneapolis experienced significant damage to local businesses, particularly small and large food retailers and medical facilities. The meal box program has been a beacon for the communities we serve. Come learn about the innovative new model.