Episode 69: Michelle Horovitz

Mar 8th, 2022

Michelle Horovitz is co-founder and Vice President of Innovation at Appetite For Change (AFC), a nonprofit social enterprise organization in Minneapolis, MN, which is dedicated to using food as a tool to build health, wealth and social change. AFC works with residents to build strong families and healthy, equitable communities around food. Tune in to learn more about:

  • The different reasons for starting Appetite For Change;
  • The racism of cities in the Heartland;
  • Why food is a tool to build health, wealth and social change;
  • How food chains are set up differently with products in lower income areas;
  • About North Market, a full-service grocery store and wellness center in North Minneapolis;
  • About Community Cooks, a major program of AFC where people come together to cook, eat and learn;
  • The involvement of youth and how they shape the programs and bring in new ideas incorporating music, art and poetry – check out their music video Grow Food;
  • How COVID changed and shaped new programs for the organization.

To learn more about Michelle’s work and Appetite For Change go to https://appetiteforchangemn.or