SUSTAINABILITY

NDSU’s Fashion, Apparel &Business Organization takes their annual fashion show virtual

For two days, the student organization will post photos on Facebook and Instagram highlighting student designers and local businesses that promote this year's theme of sustainability

FARGO, N.D. — Students involved in NDSU’s Fashion, Apparel and Business Organization look forward to the end of April all year long. It means it’s time for the annual fashion show, where members get the chance to showcase their designs and see all of their hard work pay off. With the COVID-19 pandemic threatening to cancel this year’s show, the…

Edible Forest Coming to Fargo in Summer 2020

The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society is implementing its plan to turn a one-acre-plot of land into an edible forest for people in the community.

FARGO, N.D.– People will soon be able to see and eat an edible forest in north Fargo. The Northern Plains Botanic Garden Society is implementing its plan to turn a one-acre-plot of land into an edible forest for people in the community. The garden will include a variety of nuts and fruits like apples, pears, and raspberries. The forest is…

FARRMS Hosts Panel on Sustainable Farming Practices

One of the key points of discussion includes the yearly challenges farmers face with the weather and the environment on their crops and livestock

MOORHEAD, Minn –As part of its efforts to create a closer relationship between the public and farmers, FARRMS hosted their first “Farming for the Future” panel. FARRMS, or the Foundation for Agriculture and Rural Resource Management and Sustainability, had four farmers speak at the panel. One of the key points of discussion includes the yearly challenges farmers face with the…

River Keepers are Telling You to Get Out and Enjoy the Red This Summer

"The scenery is just breathtaking and the wildlife that you get to see along the Red, it's just a beautiful, beautiful site"

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers meet once a year to honor members, discuss new possibilities and learn how to continue keeping the Red River clean. People involved in the group are sharing their plans for the future. The Red River is a distinct characteristic to the Fargo/Moorhead community, but it does more than just glorify nature. “The Red River’s…

Prairie Roots “Soft Opening” Welcomes Hundreds of Customers

The first food co-op in Fargo is officially open for business

FARGO, ND — Owners said the future is bright for Prairie Roots, Fargo’s first food co-op. It’s been about five years in the making. “We’re just really happy to open the doors and show people this space and support local producers,” said┬áKurt Kopperud, general manager of the store. Staff call it a soft opening, but hundreds poured in for a…

Have Some Produce? Prairie Roots Co-op Wants You!

They're also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions

FARGO, N.D. — A new co-op soon to open up in Fargo is looking for new employees and farmers. Prairie Roots Co-op is looking for farmers to partner up with to get local produce. They’re also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions. They have seven positions open at this time and…