Some of our projects are cornerstones of our work, while others come and go as needed by the communities we serve. Generally the projects we undertake are to help rural communities with access to markets, efficiencies in operations and general profitability.
renewing the countryside
farmland access hub
Working along side of beginning farmers to secure land tenure. farmland access hub
farmers' market hub
Farmers' markets developing efficiencies for selling food to institutions. farmers market aggregation
farm to school and childcare
Helping our youngest children to access fresh and local foods. farm to school and early childcare
women in agriculture
Connecting and convening women in agriculture to learn from and support each other. women in agriculture
on farm food service
Exploring ways to create new revenue streams on farms with serving food. come and get it
Assisting retiring farmers pass on their business through farm transitions
slow money minnesota / grow a farmer
Bringing urban and rural folks together to grow the local food and farming sectors in Minnesota. slow money minnesota
Renewing the Countryside provides resources for the following projects from the recent (and sometimes distant past.) If you would like to learn more about what we have done and what resources we can provide regarding the following topics, please reach-out! We would be happy to help!
Agritourism and GreenRoutes
Specialty Crop Enhancement Consulting
Farmer/Chef "Speed Dating" (networking)
Business Planning for Rural Main Street Businesses
Helping communities tell their stories through book publishing
We feel that our ability to be nimble and respond quickly to changing marketplace pressure serves all of us best, and we welcome any feedback regarding potential projects you feel would enhance your business, environment or place in the country.