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Community Engagement - The Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) at UMD

Community Engagement

SAP@UMD is dedicated to community engagement around food, agriculture and gardening activities. Toward that end, we have organized conferences, partnered with community organizations and university entities, provided leadership in urban and regional food systems activities, and communicated about these important issues within newspapers, radio, and television. Here we provide a select list of some of these activities.

—Superior Grown Food Summit, November, 2009
—Creating a learning community around cold hardy fruits within region
—CURA Grant on Local Food Policies
—Fruit Gleaning and Urban Gardening Planning with Community Action Duluth
—Chaired food systems component ‘Green Jobs Action Planning’ for City of Duluth, Zeppa Foundation
—Worked with Edible Landscapes project with UMD Facilities and Management
—Community Education/Workshops/Field Days on food related activities
—Public presentation (Harvest Fest, Sustainable Farming Association Conference, etc.)
—Newspaper articles/radio spots