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Webinar Series: Working with Minnesota Local Governments to Increase Access to Healthy Foods

This is a four-part series of monthly webinars introduced in April 2016. The webinars aim to provide tools, strategies, and examples that can be used to increase productive collaboration between local governments in Minnesota and local food coalitions, public health advocates, and other community members and networks to improve access to healthy, safe, and affordable food in Minnesota. The series of webinars also explores how local communities can effectively engage in and contribute to local planning efforts so that community needs and priorities can be more meaningfully and equitably addressed.  The webinars include the following:


Part 1 – The Basics: Minnesota Local Government Structure
Recorded April 18, 2016 

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Part 2 – Local Community Planning: Navigating the Connections between Food and Local Planning Efforts
Recorded May 16, 2016

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Part 3 – Integrating Food Access into Local Planning
Recorded June 20, 2016

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Part 4 – Equity and Engagement: Building Authentic Relationships in Comprehensive Planning
Recorded July 18, 2016

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