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Welcome to the News & Events page, where you can get the latest news about Open Arms, read our most recent blog posts and learn about upcoming events.


Weekly Recipe #217: Grilled Marinated Steak Kabobs

by Sara Torrence, Dietetic Intern [The University of MN – The Emily Program] The sun’s out and your favorite team is ready to take the field. But you can’t cheer them to victory on an empty stomach! Whether you’re engaged … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #218: Fiesta Wild Rice Salad – Gluten Free & Vegetarian

by Sarah Berkowitz, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Summer is short in Minnesota, so the last thing most people want to do is spend a lot of time indoors cooking. Entrée salads are a great option … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #216: Fruit Pizza

by Leah Hetterick, Dietetic Intern [Sodexo] Desserts with fruit are my favorite. This delicious recipe can be made any time of the year – at a barbecue in the summer or an excuse to fire up the warm oven in the winter! … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #215: Creamy Asparagus Soup

by Brian Dugan, Dietetic Intern [Minneapolis VA Health Care System] No food signifies spring more to me than fresh green asparagus. When I first see it at the farmer’s market, I have visions of grilling it or chopping it up … Continue reading

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You’re invited: Toast! A Volunteer Celebration

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Volunteers, thank you for your time and commitment to Open Arms. You make it possible for us to serve our clients and we’d like to celebrate all that you do for us. Let us cook for you and raise a … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #214: Classic Strawberry Spinach Salad

by Bonnie Helm, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] One of my favorite friends from Colorado is also named Bonnie. We have many fabulous Bonnie stories, but one of my favorite memories is making this simple salad with her … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #213: Orange Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry

by April Harding, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota Medical Center –Fairview ] Ever have a craving for Chinese takeout during the middle of the week after a long day? It’s easy to call up the neighborhood Chinese restaurant and order your standard … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #212: Aspen-Style Artichokes

by Bonnie Helm, Dietetic Intern [The University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Spring has sprung, so bring on the artichokes! Vegetables were not an easy sell in my household. Salads were the norm, but anything else green did not bring … Continue reading

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Purchase an Open Farms CSA this season – only 10 available!

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Feed the soil; feed your family; help the community Join the food movement and enjoy farm-to-table ingredients grown with love from Open Farms, our organic urban garden. By supporting our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) project, you will not only enjoy … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #211: Peruvian Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad

by Sara Torrence, Dietetic Intern [The University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] A simple, fresh salad has a place at the table during all seasons. This is a family favorite in our household and can be customized in many ways. … Continue reading

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