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Food Access event planned in Marshall

MARSHALL — A Dec. 6 event in Marshall will recognize noteworthy projects and activities from across southwest Minnesota that work to ensure everyone has access to healthy, safe and affordable food. The event is open to the public.

“Good Food: Celebrating Champions of Food Access,” will feature a showcase of community-based champions, including people doing innovative work in farmers markets, food shelves, school food service, local governments and community-based gardening programs. Attendees will connect with each other and explore new opportunities for strengthening food-related work in southwest Minnesota.

This is one of nine events taking place across Minnesota, supported by the Minnesota Food Charter Network, University of Minnesota Extension Health and Nutrition, and numerous other partners. Visit to register.