Region Nine was awarded a grant by the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation and Compeer to launch a Feast! Smart Start program in South Central Minnesota! This program will help build resources for creating a sustainable and resilient food economy by providing training to local food entrepreneurs.
Region Nine’s Feast! Smart Start program will provided support through a defined, structured technical assistance and coaching process. Participants left the one-year program with tangible skills and a driven plan to continue growth with their business.