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People & Networks - The Sustainable Agriculture Project (SAP) at UMD

People & Networks

Faculty & Staff Collaborative:
—Randel Hanson - Geography (Coordinator)
Pat Farrell - Geography/Soils Science
Stacey Stark - Geography/Geographic Information Systems
David Syring - Anthropology/Ethnobotany
—Kathryn Milun Cultural Studies and Anthropology
—Kevin Moris - Student Farm Manager
—Rachel MaKarrall - Biology/Entymology

Institutional Networks
University of Minnesota, Duluth: Office of Sustainability, Civic Engagement
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities: Institute for Advanced Studies; Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute; Minnesota Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
Continuing Education

Institutional Home
Center for Sustainable Community Development, UMD

Community Collaborators
Duluth Community Garden Program
Sustainable Farming Association
Intertribal Agriculture Council : Native Food Network
Xerxes Society
Whole Foods Coop
Sustainable Twin Ports
Institute for Sustainable Future
Seeds of Success/Duluth Community Action
Midwest Organic Tree Fruit Association

Cindy Hale is highlighted in Profiles in Sustainable Agriculture project of the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture.
Cindy Hale and Jeff Hall raise pastured poultry and hogs, produce herbs in a passive greenhouse, and use integrated pest management to grow apples in new and restored heritage orchards. Their story shows that goal setting, record keeping, financial management, and gradual expansion have set them on the path to success.