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.
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.
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.
Un proyecto multilingüe reciente dirigido por Cooperativa Agua Gorda con el apoyo de Central RSDP está conectando esa granja en Long Prairie con certificación ecológica y de propietario inmigrante con los nuevos mercados y los recursos de la University of Minnesota.