Community Table Association

In the fall semester (U of Mn) of 2010 Professor Nick Jordan’s AGRO 5321 undertook a project titled “”A Soft-Systems Analysis of the Community Table Co-op Project” contributing student to the class project were

Nicole Budd
Kristy Graham
Wade Kent
Angelina Nguyen
Serene Zhao

With a final report made available April 2nd 2011 the CTA has taken conclusions therein into consideration as we continue in our building effort. On April 6th 2011, the board of directors for the Community Table Association will meet with Mn Dept of Ag representatives to further the cause i.e. Communal, urban and specialty crop farming and its sustainability considerations.The report is available at RRPI -White papers on by contacting the CTA at

April 8th 2011:


Sparc; The Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota; Community Table Association of Cooperatives, an initiative to implement local food system pilot projects; and BOLD (Brothers Opportunity to Live Their Dream) and SOUL (Sisters Opportunities Unlimited) 4-H clubs have joined forces to launch a 3 acre urban farm in the North End neighborhood. This will bring fresh food to residents, more jobs in the community, and educational opportunities.
-news from SPARC


Micro CTA Greens

RRPI is a business member of the Community Table North cooperative and played an instrumental part (as board member) in the Community Table Association’s Formation.