Next Tuesday, Aug 4 is National Night Out. Communities across the country will be getting together to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. We are fortunate to also have the opportunity for neighbors to help neighbors through food drives at their block parties. In Lakeville, party […]
Throughout the month volunteers like Anne Anderson helps to stock and then drive the Mobile Pantry to various locations throughout Dakota county. Thanks to volunteers like Anne, over 350 people visit a Mobile Pantry site each month and are able to choose the healthy foods their families need. Thank you Anne for your dedication and […]
Jacob has been busy volunteering this summer with his grandfather Dave Robrahn at our Eagan Pantry. And he’s got a great mentor! Dave is a seasoned volunteer with The Open Door. When I asked Jacob why he volunteers he said, “Because it’s fun!” Are you a young person interested in volunteering? Many your age volunteer […]
The plentiful rain we have had makes for great conditions for vegetables…and weeds! Students in grades 7-12 attending the Summer of Service (SOS) youth conference at Trinity EFC in Lakeville helped clear garden plots of almost 3 ft tall weeds at our Crossroads Church Garden To Table® site. The teens beat the heat and the […]
Local Foods Potluck & Party Sunday, July 26 at 4:00pm Lac Lavon Park in Burnsville, Minnesota All are welcome! Please join us for local food (we’ve got the burgers and beverages, you bring the rest), entertainment and networking as we kick off this new initiative promoting a healthier local food system in the South Metro!