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Minnesota Farm Bureau Commemorates Food Awareness Month

Minnesota Farm Bureau is celebrating February as Food Awareness Month. Food Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to all things food – from the farmers who grow and raise our food, to food safety and availability.

 

“Farm Bureau’s Food Awareness Month aims to help American consumers learn about the food they eat every day,” said TaLana Mathiowetz, Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Promotion & Education (P&E) Committee chair. “Minnesota farmers and ranchers take pride in ensuring safe food choices for Minnesota families.”

 

To mark the occasion, county Farm Bureaus throughout the state will be hosting events and working with food shelves to increase awareness of local food and hunger.

 

“Farmers are committed to providing safe and healthy food choices for all Americans. As Farm Bureau members, we want to talk with families about our shared goal of nutritious and affordable meals,” said Mathiowetz.

 

For more information on Food Awareness Month, visit fbmn.org/pages/food-awareness-month.

 

Minnesota Farm Bureau – Farmers ● Families ● Food is comprised of 78 local Farm Bureau associations across Minnesota. Members make their views known to political leaders, state government officials, special interest groups and the general public. Programs for young farmers and ranchers develop leadership skills and improve farm management. Promotion and Education Committee members work with programs such as Ag in the Classroom and safety education for children. Join Farm Bureau today and support efforts to serve as an advocate for rural Minnesota, www.fbmn.org.

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