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Centered on Sustainability: A Focus on Fruits of the City

June 30, 2014

Fruits of the City Logo-roundJoin The Minnesota Project on July 23rd for an evening of food, friends, and refreshments as we learn more about the Minnesota Project’s 35 year history of advancing community based solutions in Minnesota and take an in-depth look at the Fruits of the City program.

The Minnesota Project’s Fruits of the City program matches residential fruit tree owners and nearby orchards with trained volunteers that harvest their surplus fruit and share it with those in need. Since 2009, this innovative and award winning program has supported Minnesota food shelves and the families they serve with over 230,000 pounds of fresh and healthy fruit (over 2,227,000 servings) that would have otherwise gone to waste. Join us as we learn more about this growing program and what we can do to support increased access to fresh food for all Minnesotans.

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Home of MN Project Board Member Rändi Setter
11991 Janero Avenue N., Hugo, MN 55038

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. The suggested donation for attending the event is $20, but if you are new to The Minnesota Project, please come as our guest. For directions and to RSVP, visit www.fruitsofthecity.eventbrite.com

Harvest Photo - Volunteer Group

About The Minnesota Project
The Minnesota Project is a nonprofit organization championing the sustainable production and equitable distribution of energy and food in communities across Minnesota. To best address the multiple factors that define sustainability, the organization focuses on three areas – the development and efficient use of clean renewable energy, promotion of sustainable agriculture practices and production, and consumption of local, sustainably grown food. Founded more than 30 years ago, today the organization works toward establishing a sustainable Minnesota by 2039 through education and outreach, as well as developing key ground-up, grassroots initiatives targeted at empowering communities and their leaders. www.mnproject.org.

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