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Policy Efforts to Watch: Mobile Grocery Stores

Several entrepreneurs and nonprofits interested in expanding healthy food options have passed a proposal through the city's regulatory committee that will allow mobile grocery stores. The Twin Cities Mobile Market, a new program of the Wilder Foudation, intends to serve low-income areas that have been designated as food deserts. Learn more about this exciting development here.

Minnesota Grocery Access Task Force

The Minnesota Grocery Access Task Force, convened by the Greater Twin Cities United Way, the Minnesota Grocers Association, and The Food Trust, presented policy recommendations to support supermarkets and other fresh food retail in underserved neighborhoods at its final meeting in September 2012. 

 

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