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Nearly 60 people attend an event Tuesday in Granite Falls to provide input on a Food Charter to guide food policy in Minnesota. Donna Erickson, left, and Mark Rieland discuss the issues during a small group session. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Food Charter looks to make healthy foods a priority for residents in rural areas of Minnesota

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GRANITE FALLS — So-called “food deserts” in our nation’s urban areas have received much press lately, but the problem may be even more challenging in parts of rural southwestern Minnesota.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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