AgCentric to host Food Access Summit

AgCentric will host the 2016 Central Minnesota Food Access Summit, Dec. 15, at Central Lakes College Staples campus from 8:30 a.m. -3 p.m.

Community members from across the region are invited to:

o Discuss and learn about food access issues facing area residents.

o Share and learn about available resources to help address these issues.

o Make connections to help find solutions.

Breakout session topics may include: Senior Fruit and Veggie; Minnesota Food Charter and Minnesota Good Food Access Fund; CSA Rx Projects-Access to Health through Food; SHIP 101; Public Health Law Center; SPROUT Food Hub and Marketplace; Extension SNAP-Ed; Central Lakes College Research and Demonstration Projects - featuring gleaning; Rural Grocery Research and Projects in Central MN; Grant Research and Writing; Regulations and Food Safety Best Practices.

To register or learn more, go to

Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail:

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