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Carol Ford will continue to carry on the work of her late husband, Chuck Waibel. He died Aug. 16, 2013, shortly after being awarded a Bush Leadership Fellowship to develop a local foods network in western Minnesota. (Submitted photo)

Memorial grant will allow foods work to continue

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MILAN, Minn. — Carol Ford will be able to carry on the work of her late husband and develop a local foods network in western Minnesota based on the production of winter greens in passive solar greenhouses.


Ford, of Milan, announced last week that the Bush Leadership Fellowship that had been awarded to Chuck Waibel in 2013 has been converted into a memorial grant to the Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership Board.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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