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Apply for our School Greenhouse to Cafeteria Facilitation Program

We are currently accepting applications for our School Greenhouse to Cafeteria facilitation program for the 2016 to 2017 school year! We first told you the news last month.

Applications will be accepted now through July 25, 2016, and are available here. An announcement regarding awarded schools will be made by Aug. 5, 2016.

Wind Energy Equals Missouri Opportunity

The Midwest and Great Plains is an area that has a bright future in renewable energy, especially in rural areas where space and resources are abundant. Besides bringing cheap and clean energy to these states, renewable energy also brings new manufacturing and income sources that can reinvigorate local economies.  Tapping into renewable resources like wind and providing homes and businesses the opportunity to use this renewable power is the first step to bringing these benefits to rural communities.
 

Women’s Business Center Presenter to Appear on Food Network

Kitty Vacha, owner of Tasteful Indulgence, Cake Art of Seward, will appear on Food Network’s Cake Wars on Monday, June 13, at 8 p.m. CST.

Kitty has worked with our Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center since August 2012. She met with REAP staffer Monica Braun and Jonathan Jank of Seward County Economic Development when she was exploring the idea of moving her business to “Main Street” in Seward.

North Dakota - Vote No On Measure #1

Citizens are told that their long-held values are getting in the way of progress, or that the family farm is obsolete. But the truth is just the opposite: Corporate farming is destroying our present; the family farm is our future…

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