Working group name: Healthy Food
Mission: To increase access to healthier foods for the people of southeastern Minnesota.
Description of anticipated goals/activities:
- Strengthen partnerships with existing organizations
- Develop healthy food programs/ministries for congregations to implement,
- Educate the synod about the importance of healthy food within the Enough Food for All Initiative.
- The Southeastern Minnesota Synod is partnering with Minnesota Public Health through the State Health Improvement Program (SHIP). The SHIP coordinators have created a toolkit to help congregations think about how they can provide healthy food for their communities. Click here to download the toolkit.
The painted tote serves as the container for donated produce at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville, MN.