One in four children in Minnesota lacks access to healthy food, simply because he or she lives in areas where grocery shopping choices are limited.

MN Lawmakers Asked to End Food Deserts

One in four children in Minnesota lacks access to healthy food, simply because he or she lives in areas where grocery shopping choices are limited. Legislation to fund a program that would help the 340,000 Minnesotans who lack convenient access to local, healthy foods is being introduced this week.

Minnesota's population is aging, particularly in rural areas, where many seniors don't have easy access to grocery stores.

MN Mobile Food Pantries in Need of More Funding

Minnesota’s population is aging, particularly in rural areas, where many seniors don’t have easy access to grocery stores. One solution is mobile food pantries. More funding is being sought for them in this year’s legislative session.