Swedish Rancher/Physics Professor Now Most Popular Guy In Town, Thanks to His CoolBot WIC

Peter Nordlander relocated from Sweden to the United States in 1986, first working for IBM in New York before ultimately ending up in South Texas, where he works as a physics professor at Rice University. Here, Peter purchased a ranch about 200 miles south of Houston and embraced his own version of the American Dream: becoming a rancher. Peter and …

CoolBot Helps Seeds of Success Bring Fresh Produce to Duluth’s Food Desert At Lincoln Park Farmers Market

Aimee Foster is the Program Manager at Seeds of Success, a program that works with Community Action Duluth to provide additional employment opportunities for young adults who either have a criminal background or lack of job references to gain proper employment — or, in some cases, both. Seeds of Success got its start in 2009, while Community Action Duluth has …

CoolBot Helps Avoid Fallout With Nuclear Seed Potatoes

Q&A With Jenny Durrin & Matt Roth University of Idaho’s Nuclear Seed Potato Program “Would you like fries with that?” Yes, of course you would. And chances are that those fries came from the pre-nuclear seed potatoes grown in the University of Idaho’s greenhouses. We know what you’re thinking: WTF are nuclear seed potatoes? Were Christopher Walken and Sissy Spacek …

Mayfield Flowers: How Two Sisters Built a Blooming Business

Marcy White and Keely Sindler aren’t just the owners and the creative duo behind Mayfield Flowers. They’re also sisters. In true sibling fashion, Keely, who was already working in floral design, enticed Marcy to start working as her assistant. “She made me wash her buckets for her,” Marcy laughs. The bucket-washing went well, so Keely started teaching her sister the …