Talking Headways Podcast: Innovation in a Food Desert

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This week on the podcast, we chat with Vanan Murugesan, Director of Design and Innovation at Pillsbury United Communities. Murugesan talks about the role of community centered design in creating a North Minneapolis nonprofit grocery store called North Market. We also chat about pros and cons of the farm bill, technology and convenience, and new initiatives in workforce development.

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