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Native American farm in Minnesota triples in size as it works to help those in need


Shamira Caddo mounds soil in preparation for planting squash at Dream of Wild Health farm in Hugo. The nonprofit farm, which is run by Native Americans, purchased 20 additional acres in March near its original 10-acre site. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press

HUGO, Minn. -- Dream of Wild Health is dreaming bigger this year - tripling the size of its American Indian-run farm in Hugo.

The coronavirus has devastated the population served by the nonprofit, executive director Neely Snyder said. By radically boosting the amount of vegetables it sells and donates, she said, it can help vulnerable people in the metro area.


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