It takes a lot of water, energy and fuel to get food to our plates, yet we trash 40 percent of the food in the U.S., making it the largest part of our trash in Minnesota. Household trash typically ends up in a landfill where the food rots and produces methane, a greenhouse gas that is 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. 

Click here to learn how to waste less food in your household.


We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.