Partners, such as the Initiative Foundation, have been committed to assisting communities thrive in ways that offer ownership and improved livelihoods for decades, and others, such as Central Lakes College, have years of experience and success in closing the educational achievement gap ...to increase our qualified labor force.
We know the issue, we have capacity, it’s time to strategize & deploy additional action!
Click HERE to read our Local Human Service Transportation Coordination Plan
What is a Resilient Region?
Have you heard? We're living "The Good Life"!
WHAT MAKES OUR 5 COUNTY REGION A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE, WORK AND SPEND OUR LEISURE TIME?
"The Good Life' has been chosen as it states very simply how residents feel about our region- we have a good life- abundant natural resources, small town feel, access to health care, and important amenities such as strong school systems, access to local foods and quality people who care about our communities.
Keep up to date on what's making your community part of "The Good Life" by following The Good Life on Facebook.
Also vist The Good Life website to read more about the communities in this great region.
Much is happening at Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace
Thanks in part to a grant from Artplace America, there is much to see at the Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace in Little Falls.
Indoor Winter Markets- featuring over 30 local growers and makers, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, tasty samples, and food vendors
Unique art pieces by local artists, Business Classes for Growers and Makers, Cultural Cooking Classes, Parties with Purpose, and MORE!
To learn more, visit www.sproutmn.com or Artplace-Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace Place-based Transformation.
Watch here to see inside the Marketplace- March 2017 Marketplace.