Located in rural Morgan, MN FarmFest is an annual event highlighting all aspects of agriculture in our region. Bob Thurston is on the Southwest Initiative Foundation Board of Directors, and lives and works in SW Minnesota. Learn more about his passion for getting involved with SWIF, attending FarmFest, and our recent #GrowOurOwn campaign to reduce poverty in our area and close the opportunity gap.
The Southwest Initiative Foundation has produced a mini-documentary about the opportunities southwest Minnesota has to prepare for a bright and prosperous future. The video explores four areas that will be critical to the region's future growth and shows examples of progress and innovation in our region today. It is our hope that this video will spark dialogue and brainstorming about how we can help southwest Minnesota adapt and thrive in a changing world.