Food. Health. Community.
The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) is inviting proposals for the fall 2013 semester for it’s Community Based Research programs: the Kris Nelson Community Based Research Program (Nelson Program) and the Community Assistantship Program (CAP). Please distribute this information to community organizations you work with and believe could benefit from a research assistant. Students are paid by the programs for the assistantships, making them a good potential source of funding…Continue
Summer is finally here and that means farmers markets across Minnesota are open for business. More and more markets now accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The University of Minnesota Extension has created a website with of all the markets in Minnesota that accept SNAP/EBT: http://z.umn.edu/farmersmarkets
The website has a map of markets that accept SNAP/EBT and those that are participating in…Continue
The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs has an exciting summer research assistantship available working to scale up the development of local food systems. This project will work with a certified commercial kitchen and emerging food hub in Big Stone County, Minnesota to help identify rules, regulations, and barriers to processing specific food items in certified commercial kitchens. Research…
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