About Us

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OUR MISSION

Unite compassionate hearts & skills from many cultures for a renewal of health, agriculture, and community and restoring health and vitality to people, animals, plants, and the earth

OUR VISION

Demonstrate equitable access to food, land & small-scale regenerative farming practices integrating livestock & cropping systems for enhancing carbon sequestration, & advancing soil health to address the crisis of climate change and the reinvigoration of life and spirit in both rural and urban communities

GET INVOLVED

 There are educational, research and demonstration activities for everyone. Join us as we work toward improving human health, environmental stewardship, farm land preservation and education and training in sustainable agriculture.

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Ecological Soil
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Social Soil
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Inner Soil
Renewing three soils...

People

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Amina Abdul
 Community Garden Initiator
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Simeon Bakunda
New Roots board, Market Coordinator & Specialty Crop Research
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Margo Beach
Harvest Volunteer Coordinator
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Ted Beach
Farm & Grounds

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Mason Berube
Farm Intern

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Carissa Brownotter
VISTA Volunteer
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Mya Buffalo Zarazua
Indigenous Youth Steward
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Mohan Sharma Dhakal
New Roots board, Market Coordinator .

Rick Hall
 

Education Program and Development Director

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Karla Hernadez
Latino Community Circle Initiator
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Caliton Ntahompagaze
New Roots board & Farm Manager
Specialty Crop Research

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Honore Kabatesi
Youth Program Initiator
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Amy Rice
Administrative Assistant
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Verna Kragnes
Director of Research & Innovation
& Interim Executive Director
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Mohammed Shalan and Sara
Community Volunteer
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Amanda Strauss
Indigenous Circle Coordinator
Gilma 
Junior Youth Steward 
Bentli, Francisco
Junior Youth Stewards

PRAIRIE Board

Jennifer Aranda
Ron Brownotter
Debra Blood
Lemoine Lapointe
Carlos Mariani
Dipayan Sarkar
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Rick Hall
Verna Kragnes

PRAIRIE ADVISORS

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Rachel Schneider

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Steffen Schneider

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Where We Are

PRAIRIE (Prairie Rose Agricultural Institute for Research, Innovation, and Education) is a new 501(c)(3) non-profit.

 

Prairie Rose Farm, LLC, is a Community Farm on 60 acres of land located 12 miles north and east of Moorhead, MN. 

An Urban Food & Ecology Initiative in collaboration with First Congregational UCC is emerging at 4th Ave & 9th St. S. in Moorhead, MN.