Building local foods infrastructure in a small town

FARMtastic Heritage Foods Hub

ANAMOOSE, N.D. — The lunch rush now over, Mirek and Julia Petrovic finally have time to sit down and grab a bite to eat. Their work has gotten busier since March when they opened a storefront cafe in a historic building in Anamoose.

The Petrovics, owners of Slavic Heritage Farm, started the FARMtastic Heritage Foods Hub in order to provide a link in the local food economy in central North Dakota, helping small- and mid-sized farms utilize excess produce to fill larger orders. That effort has grown to providing value-added services, including catering and baking, and the opening of their storefront in the old Anamoose post office, where they have a certified kitchen.

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