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Minnesota Food Charter Network Minnesota

Michael Dahl, Director

(612) 626-6425

Jared Walhowe

(612) 625-8693

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Embedded in a university/college or Extension office • Government employees are members of the council or participate in the meetings

Top Priorities

Advocacy and policy capacity building • Member recruitment/retention • Networking • Healthy food access • Anti-hunger • Food production

Notable Achievements

Members/Champions of the Minnesota Food Charter Network played a significant role in protecting Minnesota's Statewide Health Improvement Partnerships (SHIP) funding through issue advocacy. State SHIP funding helps many of our local food council's in accomplishing their policy, systems, and environment work.