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

Dinner On The Mayflower

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Gather employee and customer volunteers to provide and serve a Thanksgiving meal to an area homeless shelter. Rent a Mayflower moving truck to deliver the food.

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Promotion Planning

Cook Once – Eat Twice

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Teach customers how to stretch their leftovers to save time and money.  Provide recipe cards to make one meal and have enough leftovers to create a second new meal the next day.

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