Author Archives: Alyssa

Alyssa is the Director for Farm in the Dell of the Red River Valley, a 25 acre farm in Moorhead, MN. Alyssa works with Farm in the Dell RRV to provide opportunities for employment for people with disabilities.

10 Reasons to Eat Locally Grown Food!

adapted from ps://www.plenty.ag/the-feed/10-reasons-why-eating-local-is-best/g-local-is-best/ Did you know that when you buy locally grown produce, you’re making a choice to do something that’s better for you, that benefits your community and the environment? Not only do you prevent the negative consequences that come from shipping, trucking and flying produce long distances, but you also boost the health

Covid19 Update: Growing for a Better Tomorrow.

In these uncertain times, our employees, CSA shareholders, and supporters are asking how our farm will continue to operate. Under the governor mandate, agriculture is listed as an essential activity, as the production of food is vital to the health of our communities. This means that farm employees and management are allowed to come to

Summer Employment Opportunities!

Covid19 has affected all of us. While we haven’t seen or known many people who are ill from it, the fear of what it could do has affected every area of our lives. In the middle of all of this craziness, with canceled events, children sent home from school, and all of society seemingly swept

Giving Hearts Day in the F/M Area -Amazing Support!

Giving Hearts Day, February 13. Many of you are aware of it. You see the signs, you know that non-profits are working hard with publicity and that it brings in funding to support their work. We are no different. The event makes it possible for us to continue our mission and cover the many expenses

Planning for Spring

Here in Northern Minnesota, the winters can drag on forever! The snow that looked beautiful and Christmasy in December begins to remind me more of a frozen desert keeping us captive in our homes. During this time, I love to plan, looking forward to spring and all the possible ways that our farm can improve

Happy New Year!

Hello everyone! I started this blog nearly a year ago, hoping to share our stories with you as the year progressed. I am hoping now to post at least bi-weekly so that all of you can get a sense of what is happening at the farm and join us in our growing journey! Last year,

Welcome!

It is mid-march now, and I am planning and getting ready for spring. Just saying “spring” makes me feel cheerful! To me, spring means the beginning of all the wonderful things that we are planning for Farm in the Dell. It means warm weather with the sun on our faces again; it means watching seeds