Spring through fall is a busy time of year for Brooke and John Knisley, owners of Alternative Roots Farm in Madelia. For most of the year, they are busy growing and providing certified organic produce to their local community.
University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners volunteer in every Minnesota community and need one place to come together to learn, share, teach in the garden, and produce and deliver online classes.
Extension is working with leaders at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala to create a program serving youth and families in communities; and in southwestern Kenya with women farmers harvesting, handling and storage.
With help from the University of Minnesota Extension Central RSDP ranchers in Cass and Crow Wing counties are working together to safeguard their water resources. One way of doing this is through sustainable practices for raising cattle.