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7 Days In Senegal: Day 6

August 6th, 2017|

Day Six 8.6.2017 Once Barama, the farm manager, arrived, we could leave the safety of the chicken coop and dig into our last day of work. Gary and I decided to walk the perimeter of [...]

7 Days in Senegal: Day 5

August 5th, 2017|

Day 5 8.5.2017 We woke up Tuesday morning intending to pack as much in as possible before we head back to Dakar. It started raining for the first time in months at about 7:00am. The [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 4

August 4th, 2017|

Day Four 8.4.2017 Today, everyone is celebrating the end of Ramadan, so not much work can be done. Gary and I are on our own, and without a truck to haul equipment! Gary has many [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 3

August 3rd, 2017|

Day Three 8.3.17 It was a difficult and hot day on the farm. We were up at 6:00am and started sweating immediately. Later in the day, I drove the truck in Kebemer and got reprimanded [...]

AUG 5 | CrayFest 2017

August 3rd, 2017|

Smack Shack's CrayFest, is bigger, better & more impactful than ever! Saturday August 5th, 2017 | 12 - 8PM | Smack Shack North Loop It's the best block party of the summer! You don't want [...]

The Children Matter Presented By Bridgehampon Benefit Southampton, NY

August 3rd, 2017|

Southampton, New York rolled out the red carpet for The Children Matter presented by Bridgehampton Benefit this past weekend. The evening was truly a night to remember, with an incredible performance by Sophie Simmons, Sal Valentinetti, The Janes and many more. [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 2

August 2nd, 2017|

Day Two 8.2.17 It was amazingly hot getting out of the truck as Gary and I settled in for a long day. The east side of the fence is complete. The stakes for one greenhouse [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 1

August 1st, 2017|

The  second of two shipments of sustainable farming equipment has arrived in Senegal! And Our Farm In A Box Program Manager Chris Newhouse is hard at work with Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves to expand [...]

The Children Matter: Houston Benefit Concert | St. Paul, MN | 9.20.17

July 3rd, 2017|

The Children Matter: Benefit Concert ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE HARVEY September 20th, 2017 | CHS Field | St. Paul MN 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Doors open at 5:00 pm 'See [...]

Modernizing Mixto: Elevating the Quality of Healthcare in Guatemala

July 3rd, 2017|

Medicine and healthcare have seen exponential improvements over the past few decades, making it possible to treat patients more effectively than ever before. However, in many corners of the globe, the technology that makes this [...]