Local Foods

local foods announcements

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In January of 2009, Rogers began planning its first local foods initiative - the Rogers Farmer's Market. Since then, the City is committed to promoting the benefits of local foods.

Do you want to receive updates on your local foods programs?  You can sign up for e-mail notifications to receive e-mails on monthly community meetings, weekly farmer's market reminders as well as local and national local foods resources.
"Local foods systems provide several advantages over conventional and global markets. Buying locally strengthens regional economies, supports family farms, provides delicious "fresh from the field" foods for consumers, preserves local landscape, and fosters a sense of community." - Minnesota Food Association

Read more: Why is the Local Foods Movement Important?

A number of local and national resources are available to help you become active in the local foods community.

Read more: Local Foods Resources

Questions?

Email Mike Bauer or call 763-428-0974.