New project aims to grow a supply chain for reforestation in Minnesota
April 13, 2021
Allison Rian gently stuffs a sprouted acorn into a soil-filled plug in a plastic tray, then another.
Soaking acorns fill the kitchen sink. Trays of them sprout off the living room. Jars of yellow birch and white pine seeds chill inside the refrigerator.
"We've jumped into the deep end of the pool," said her husband, Scott Rian.