The School of Environmental Studies

The School of Environmental Studies, located in Apple Valley, Minnesota is adjacent to the Minnesota school, offering an educational option of choice for 400 juniors and seniors in Independent School District 196.

Valley Natural Foods

Located in Burnsville, MN, Valley Natural Foods is a vibrant, sustainable, member-owned cooperative enterprise, providing the community with resources for healthy living.

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (SOTV)

SOTV is a Lutheran church community that provides us meeting space as part of their mission of Caring for Creation.

Gardening Matters

Gardening Matters is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting and preserving community gardening across the Twin Cities by connecting gardeners to each other and to the communities in which they reside. They provide training and resources to support community gardeners in achieving community gardens that are successful and sustainable.

South Woods Forest Gardens

A Permaculture design service that focuses on creating self-sustaining edible forest gardens with minimal inputs.

District 196 Community Education

District 196 Community Education is a part of Independent School District 196, serving the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Coates, Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, and Rosemount, and the townships of Empire and Vermillion.