Many remember Mary Page (1934-2013) for being the mayor of Olivia, a University of Minnesota Regent and a voice for rural Minnesota. Descendants honor her and her husband Jim through giving.
Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community and partners are helping build creative community development and sustainable prosperity with support from Northeast RSDP.
Two Southwest Minnesota collaborations created digital assets that strengthen connections to water, soil health and resilience in the region, with support from the Southwest RSDP.
Leech Lake Early Childhood Development is drawing on knowledge of nature play’s benefits to connect children to the outdoors through its Megwayaak Project in partnership with the University of Minnesota Extension Central RSDP.
As part of its solar winter greenhouse initiative, RSDP and community partners recently released new farm scale winter greenhouse designs that build and improve upon the success of the program’s deep winter greenhouse technology.
U of M student Kate Stower knew she wanted to carve out a path to support small towns in her graduate program. This led her to working with 100 Rural Women and Northwest RSDP in a community-engaged project supporting women’s leadership in rural areas and small towns across the state.
With the support of community-university partnerships, Kernza is making its way onto farm fields in Greater Minnesota, with benefits to soil health, water quality and local economies.
As part of a campaign to reduce household energy burden, Extension RSDP and the Clean Energy Resource Teams are working with local partners to ensure families living in manufactured homes and underserved communities have access to energy savings tools and resources.
A collaborative project of the Community Action Center of Northfield, Southeast RSDP and partners incorporated climate justice goals into plans for Hillcrest Village, an innovative affordable and emergency housing development.
Changing temperatures and sporadic growing seasons threaten the iconic landscapes of the Northwoods, but a new market of climate-smart tree seedlings and research from a project supported by Northeast RSDP are helping the region’s forests and economy adapt.