A Resource for Food Retailers Supporting Family Meals


“As an industry, we’re uniquely qualified to help families eat together more often.”
–Cathy Polley, Executive Director, FMI Foundation


“Family is who you eat with.”
–Grad student


“Frequent family meals are related to better nutrition and decreased risk for unhealthy weight.”
–Univ. of Minnesota


“Teens who have frequent family dinners are at half the risk for substance abuse.”

Idea of the Week for Retailers

From Our Family To Your Family

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Set up a table and encourage customers to donate or “sponsor” a family meal for another less fortunate family during the holidays. Monetary donations can pay for food or gift cards to be donated to families identified by agencies assisting … MORE >

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Promotion Planning

Fun Fall & Winter Family Meals

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Soups and Stews. Crockpot meals and casseroles. Now is the time to show families how they can make these meals together.  Create cards or flyers with recipes of the season and encourage kids to help find all the ingredients to … MORE >

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