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Emerging Prairie’s Guidelines for COVID-19

Dear Community,   Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Emerging Prairie, the Prairie Den and the Emerging Digital Academy are taking precautions in order to halt the spread of the virus in our community. Our offices will be closed starting March 17th through the foreseeable future and employees will be working from home…
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Plug and Play Kicks Off New Office in Fargo, North Dakota Focused on Agtech

Plug and Play has announced its newest location in Fargo, North Dakota with a focus in agriculture technology. This office will launch with four Founding Partners: Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft Corp., and The OCP Group. Full operations are scheduled to kick off in late May.   “Being on the ground in North Dakota alongside our…
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Downtown’s Prairie Den Plans Move to New Home

Prairie Den Success Generates Move to Black Building Diagram above shows the new layout for the Prairie Den location in the Black Building   The Prairie Den, a coworking and events space in downtown Fargo facilitated by Emerging Prairie, has outgrown the current space at 122 ½ North Broadway. As Emerging Prairie continues to connect…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Maranda

Emerging Prairie is pleased to share that Maranda Tasa has joined the EP team! Maranda has taken on the role of Business Operations Manager. In this position, Maranda will focus on building up the processes around financials, human resources and operations management at Emerging Prairie. Maranda has more than 10 years of experience  having vast…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Andrew

Emerging Prairie is excited to share that Andrew Jason has joined the EP team! Andrew joins the team as the Director of the Ecosystem. In this position, Andrew will lead a team in strategizing, planning and hosting Emerging Prairie’s events and programming that directly impact our ecosystem. Andrew’s entire professional career has been born out…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Lee

Emerging Prairie is happy to announce that Lee Schwartz has joined the team! Lee joins the Emerging Prairie team as the Director of Marketing for Grand Farm and Emerging Digital Academy. He will leading Emerging Prairie’s marketing efforts especially as it relates to elevating the Grand Farm Initiative and launching the Emerging Digital Academy. A…

Meet William, Our Grand Farm Program Manager

William Aderholdt is the newest addition to the Emerging Prairie team! William has joined our team as a Grand Farm Program Manager. In his new role, he will play a big part in the Grand Farm movement and support Emerging Prairie through grant writing. We’re thrilled that William is here and to get to know him…

Resonate brings Fargo’s vibrant musical community into rural ND schools

Fargo teen Joanna Lin is giving rural students access to high quality music education events with her organization Resonate. Resonate hosts music master classes for students in rural towns. The organization has two primary goals: To inspire students to look for other musical opportunities of their own volition, and to expose them to the way…

30+ Internships Announced at 1 Million Cups

It’s that time of year again – today was Intern Day at 1 Million Cups! In addition to having our entrepreneur speaker, we held an internship event where local companies could present internships they are looking to fill for the summer of 2018. This event was meant to connect students and those looking for experience to…

Meet our next guest writer, Peter Schott. Traveler, community builder and Ag. tech guru.

The intersection between technology and agriculture is where Peter, feels most at home. With international experiences and North Dakota in his blood, “Pete” is positioning himself to be a thought leader for the Ag. tech industry. Not to mention in his free time, he is creating opportunities for community members in the FM area to…