Changing the Approach to Regulation of local food systems in minnesota

funded by a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

Project History

The Project Team

The Bush Grant Proposal

(submitted Oct. 2014)

The Food Safety Outreach Proposal
(submitted June 2016)


May 23, 2016 Meeting

Meeting Notes, 5/23/16 (PDF)

Agenda, 5/23/16 (PDF)


Working Draft Documents for May 23, 2016 Meeting:

Defining “It” Vision Statement
Word   |   PDF

Draft Program Logic Models for 7 Topics

Results of Survey on Priority Topics


Working Draft Documents for April 7, 2016 Meeting:

Aligning Problem Statements, Bush grant goals, Action Steps


Referral Organizations


Summary Points from 4 Case Studies (PDF)


Wabasha Case Study Regulatory Chart
(produced by Colleen Paulus)




February Meeting

Meeting Notes, 02/08/16

Meeting Agenda


Working Documents for February 8, 2016 Meeting:


Sara George – Wabasha Farmers’ Market Story


“Likable Concepts” from Models


Compiled Comments on FIRST DRAFT of report


Policy Document — FIRST DRAFT 01/08/16


December 2015 Materials

Evaluation Survey Report, 12/14/15

Tim Jenkins’s Plan Review notes, 12/03/15


November 20, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Notes, 11/20/15

Wisconsin Merger Model Summary

City of Minneapolis Model Summary

MDH & MDA 2014 Draft Report

“Cards” with summary points:

Bush Grant Objectives

Big Strategy

Retail Food Program Standards

Pakou Hang

Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs


September 21, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Notes, 9/21/15

Licensing Module Presentation
by Val Gamble & Sarah Leach

Case Studies Presentation
by Karen Lanthier & Stephanie Van Dyke

Case Studies Summary


July 21, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Notes, 7/21/15


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