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Job Announcement: MN Food Charter Network Exec Office and Administrative Specialist

The Minnesota Food Charter Network (MFCN) and the HFHL Institute seek an Executive Office and Administrative Specialist. This 75% time (30 hours/week) Coordinator position is responsible for implementing and managing general program operations in support of the Associate Director of HFHL and the Director of MFCN. For more information and to apply, see MFCN/HFHL job position. (If you are a current University of Minnesota employee, please go here.)


Interested in joining a Minnesota Food Charter Network Action Team? Click here to learn more about the Network and Action teams and visit the Minnesota Food Charter Network webpage.

Events  

October 27, 2016 to October 28, 2016

News

People gathering and discussing at Food Day event.


Lawmakers support Minnesota urban agriculture effort

ST. PAUL -- Forget farms taking up thousands of acres, massive tractors and full grain bins.
Instead, the Minnesota House Agriculture Policy Committee on Wednesday turned its attention to urban farming, small plots that often produce vegetables for families.
"Urban farming is a way to really bring communities together," Michael Chaney of Project Sweetie Pie said.

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