Aaron’s Grocery in Northwestern Minnesota is known as one of the few local spots where people can purchase fresh produce, meats and cheeses. To keep customers’ baskets full, the store recently underwent a big energy-saving upgrade.
A solar thermal business located on the White Earth Reservation in Northwestern Minnesota hopes their sustainable product can help build a better future for everyone, especially Native American communities.
There are an estimated 980,000 privately owned wells in Minnesota. A new community-based approach to well water testing is gaining momentum, working to keep well-sourced drinking water safe for Minnesotans.
Biochar is produced by heating wood chips, plant clippings and other organic waste without oxygen. The end product is a lightweight black charcoal made up of carbon.
New sustainable food systems coordinator Zachary Paige brings rich experience growing good food, community connections and partnerships to the NW RSDP region and statewide.