In February, we launched the Cultivate Community competition. Open to all college students in the United States, it tasked students and student groups with submitting an idea that and helps feed the surrounding community, no matter how big or small.
Wheels up for Africa! The 2019 class of students chosen to participate in the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security™ Program depart Friday, June 14, to learn more about agricultural practices in Tanzania and South Africa. The prime focus of the trip is to learn more about the challenge of global hunger and to share the program’s mission of ending food insecurity.
Claire Lentsch, from Farmington, Minnesota, is studying agricultural and food business management in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota. She moved off the family farm in South Dakota, eventually finding herself in the Greater Minneapolis Area in 2016. On campus, she is involved in a variety of agriculture-based organizations as well as student government specializing in policy. Through the Global Food Challenge, Lentsch is enthusiastic to explore her passion of agriculture, contribute her strategic intellect and discover innovative solutions to feed the world.