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Band tackles food insecurity

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa was featured this week in an announcement aimed at curbing food insecurity.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service said Wednesday it signed a cooperative agreement with the Fond du Lac Band under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program. The Band will purchase and distribute locally grown, produced, and processed food from underserved producers.

Using LFPA funds, the Band will establish the Aandanjigewin Local Foods Purchasing Agreement program to purchase food products directly from up to 100 l...

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