March 2, 2018 - First Fridays at B featuring a presentation + Q&A with Yoke-Sim Gunaratne of the Cultural Diversity Resources and Peter Schott of International Potluck Fargo. [doors + coffee at 7:30 a.m.]
February 2018 - Our second First Fridays at B featured a presentation by Kaye Kirsch, Abby Gold & Joleen Baker of Prairie Roots Food Co-op.
January 2018 - Our inaugural First Fridays at B featured a presentation by Jack Wood, Nola J Storm & Simeon Bakunda of Growing Together ~ A Community Garden Ministry.
February 2017 - Community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company featuring Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland and a prominent national voice in the end-food-waste movement.
October 2016 - This event was co-hosted by Ugly Food of the North and Prairie Roots Food Co-op. Food For Change is an 82-minute documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture.
October 2016 - Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company
September 2016 - In September, #FMuglyfood were honored to be the UnPillaged organization of the month. Thanks to Drekker Brewing Company for the generous donation of $619!
September 2016 - We hosted our FIRST birthday party in the same place as our first community potluck event: Drekker Brewing Company
August 2016 - In honor of our inaugural season of the Little Free Garden project, we hosted an informal tour of local gardens.
August 2016 - We partnered with Heart-and-Soul Community Cafe to take fresh food that would otherwise be wasted and made it into a delicious meal. The Community Cafe model invites anyone to come and enjoy the meal, regardless of ability to pay.
July 2016: We hosted a membership drive for Prairie Roots Food Co-op because we believe the co-op supports our vision + dream for a more sustainable F-M food community (including a place to buy "ugly" food).
January 2016 - Community conversation with chef's panel featuring Andrea Baumgardner (Bernbaums), Brian Diumenti (The Hotel Donaldson) and Emily Swedberg (Lucid Bakery)
December 2015 - Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company
November 2015 - A Local Ugly Food Buffet at Everest Tikka House in Moorhead, Minn.
November 2015 - Leftover Junksgiving Potluck at Junkyard Brewing Company in Moorhead, Minn.
October 2015 - A Community Conversation on Urban Agriculture featured panelists Abby Gold (NDSU School of Public Health), Noelle Harden (University of Minnesota Extension), Travis Luthi (Three Bears Honey Co.), Whitney Oxendahl (Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative Steering Committee) and Kayla Pridmore (Woodchuck Community Farms).
September 2015 - Our very first event was a community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company in conjunction with the Red River Market.
This event was slated to be a one-time event - but our community showed up, and Ugly Food of the North was officially born.