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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: Blair

Another new teammate, Blair Petersen, has joined the Emerging Prairie Team.  Blair has taken on the role as Senior Executive Assistant. She will be assisting the Emerging Prairie’s executive team with planning, scheduling and day-to-day activities. Blair is from sunny Southern California and recently moved to Fargo to join hands with the team at Emerging…

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…

Emerging Prairie announces new board members

Emerging Prairie just keeps growing. Last February, we welcomed Edie Ramstad of Weave Got Maille and Premier Anodizing to our Board of Directors. This week, we added three more of Fargo’s finest to the team. Get to know them here: “We’re happy to increase the size of our board and add new expertise from folks that care deeply about our…

Month in Review: April 2016

Weather truly does have an impact on this city. As the cold slowly pulls back and we’re getting longer days and more light, energy is coursing through the streets again and people are outside and engaged. The result makes for a pretty exciting month. Here’s a look back on a few things that happened in…