Minneapolis, MN—Minneapolis, MN — Heather Cusick learned first-hand the stabilizing force of nature when her struggling family moved to a 100-acre farm in rural Kansas. There, she found that the land had the power to heal.
St Louis Park, MN—St. Louis Park, MN — Kate Davenport believes we can design waste out of our systems of production and consumption in a way that addresses climate change, local economic development and social and environmental justice.
Rural Minnesota includes numerous food deserts and has higher poverty levels than the state as a whole. In my central Minnesota community, there is not a sustainable supply network that can meet the demand for local food.
Food is central to each of our lives, yet, many people purchase, prepare and eat food without fully understanding the impacts of their food choices. My goal is to increase access to healthy, sustainable and local foods by developing a com
Bismarck, ND—The current oil boom in North Dakota presents rewards and risks. We have the opportunity to use the wealth created to go forward in a way that honors our past, ensures present prosperity and creates a future for our children that we can be proud