Food Access Summit Call for Presentations

The planning committee for the 2015 Food Access Summit is now accepting proposals for presentations at this year’s summit. We are seeking a diverse set of presenters from across Minnesota so please share this RFP with your networks. Submit proposals by 9:00 am, June 1, 2015.

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Vacancies on National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations to fill five vacancies on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). Nomination deadline has been extended to June 17, 2015.

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Univ. of MN Undergraduate Research Assistant Position

There is an undergraduate RA position available in the summer of 2015 with the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH). The project is looking at worker health and safety/ air quality issues in a small scale chicken production system. Continue reading ‘Univ. of MN Undergraduate Research Assistant Position’

NCR-SARE Food, Fiber & Fuel Study Tour

You are invited to attend the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education 2015 Food, Fiber and Fuel tour to be held September 15-17, 2015 in Bismarck, North Dakota. Continue reading ‘NCR-SARE Food, Fiber & Fuel Study Tour’

Radical Mycology Course in Minneapolis

This August, join Radical Mycology founder Peter McCoy in Minneapolis, MN for a 2.5 day intensive on the art, science, and regenerative applications of mushroom cultivation. Register by July 1, 2015. Continue reading ‘Radical Mycology Course in Minneapolis’

Farm-to-School Grant Program from USDA Food & Nutrition Service

The purpose of the USDA Farm to School Grant Program is to assist eligible entities in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. Apply by May 20, 2015. Continue reading ‘Farm-to-School Grant Program from USDA Food & Nutrition Service’

Value Added Producer Grants from USDA Rural Development

Independent producers, agricultural producer groups, farmer- or rancher-cooperatives, and majority-controlled producer-based business ventures are eligible to apply for this program. Apply by July 2, 2015. Continue reading ‘Value Added Producer Grants from USDA Rural Development’


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