Bacon Seeds and Petunia Porkchop

By Emily Torgrimson We were inspired by Organic Valley‘s Earth Dinner cards, which encourage all of us to celebrate the earth one dinner at a time – and to ask each other questions all about food. This card struck us: Is there anyone in your family history who was a farmer? Describe the work they did or the […]

The Kitchen Disasters That Should Have Been

by Emily Torgrimson We were inspired by Organic Valley‘s Earth Dinner cards, which encourage all of us to celebrate the earth one dinner at a time – and to ask each other questions all about food. This card struck us: What was the biggest kitchen disaster you can remember?  By the nature of what we […]

Making Lemonade out of a Lemon

by Emily Torgrimson The 1998 Sunlite looked like the perfect trailer for Eat for Equity’s great American road trip. From the looks of it, we could slap on some paint, reupholster the cushions [as my brother pointed out, trailer design lags at least a decade behind home decor trends], and hit the road running. But […]

E4E Minneapolis for TYSN: Saturday, December 8

This month, get fired up to support trans youth. Your supper money will support the Trans Youth Support Network, or TYSN, a partnership of youth and community members working together to support trans youth* in Minnesota. TYSN works to promote racial, social, and economic justice for trans youth – and it does this by building power among […]

Brussel Sprouts Slaw

Fair warning: this may make a brussel sprouts convert out of you. Ingredients (Serves 6 – 8) 1/2 cup large pecan halves 1/8 cup pure maple syrup 1 1/4 Tablespoon coarse kosher salt plus additional for seasoning 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup whole grain Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 […]

E4E Minneapolis for Listening House – Saturday, November 17

This month, come home. Your supper money will go to Listening House, a day and evening shelter in downtown St. Paul that offers hospitality to adults who are homelss, low-income, or lonely. They provide toiletries, clothing and food, as well as assistance finding housing and employment. Their primary mission is to be the “living room for […]

Eat for Equity Minneapolis for RECLAIM: Saturday, October 20

This month, come together to support LGBTQ youth. Your supper money will go to RECLAIM, which supports youth to reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms, offering accesssible mental and integrative health options to youth healing from injustices related to gender identity and sexual orientation. Its programming includes individual and family therapy, a weekly […]

E4E Chicago for Animal Welfare Society: Saturday, October 13

After successfully introducing Eat for Equity to Chicago in June, we are excited to announce our second event!  On October 13th we will host a benefit for the Animal Welfare League, Chicago’s largest humane society. AWL strives to prevent the suffering of, and promote respect and compassion for, all creatures. And for over 75 years […]

E4E Boston for Proyecto Doctoritas: Sunday, September 23

After a summer hiatus, Eat for Equity Boston returns on Sunday, September 23, to help raise money for Proyecto Doctoritas, a community health project in Guatemala. Proyecto Doctoritas (“Project Little Doctors”) seeks to improve the overall health of El Triunfo, a rural village in eastern Guatemala, while also educating and empowering young women. In 2010, a group of students […]

Eat for Equity Minneapolis for Rural Health Care Initiative: Saturday, September 22

This month, come to Sierra Leone. Your supper money will go to Rural Health Care Initiative(RHCI), which focuses on maternal-child health in Tikonko chiefdom, a community of 47,000 people spread over 17 villages. This community has one poorly equipped government health clinic, which can be a day’s walk from the other villages in the chiefdom. Women and children […]