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Building better food shelves

Food shelves, food pantries, and other emergency food programs are an important part of healthy food access. Our training, print materials, and videos are available free of charge to food shelf directors, volunteers, and others working to improve healthy food access.

Basic food safety training for campus food shelves

Whether you are a student, staff member, or volunteer this training is designed to provide you with the skills to promote safe food practices.

SuperShelf – Healthy food shelf transformations

This project aims to transform hunger relief in Minnesota to be more healthful, equitable, and reliable.

Feeding your family with a food support box

Recipes and tips for families to prepare meals with ingredients from a food shelf box. 

Como alimentar a su familia con lo que hay en la caja 

Recetas y consejos para alimentar a su familia con ingredientes de una caja de alimentos.

Nudging to health: Promoting healthy choices at your food shelf

Attend this workshop and access the training resources.

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