Category: Community

NDSU Generates New Discoveries

North Dakota State University students presented their work during 2017 NDSU EXPLORE, an event showcasing undergraduate research and other creative scholarly activities. This fall, four Natural Resources Management students presented their research taking place at World Garden Commons under the advisement of Jack Norland, Associate Professor of NRM. Don Vererka presented what he and Logan…
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November 10, 2017 0
MN State University Moorhead students redesign TFP website

Dragons Launch Improved Website

Minnesota State University Moorhead Graphic Communication students are preparing to launch a website redesign for The Fargo Project and World Garden Commons. Roxy Poole, Brady Schwab and Nathan Long are spending the semester exploring and growing their skills in graphic and technical applications.  Their work is one of many projects lead by Alex Fogarty, Graphic…
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November 6, 2017 0

Explore the World Under One Roof

Pangea-Cultivate Our Cultures 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 18 Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead FREE ADMISSION Pangea is an experience for all the senses: a chorus of colors, flowing fringe, a bite of spice, lace and wood in turn, traditional movement and the sounds of modern music. Best of all, admission is free. Discover delicious…
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November 2, 2017 0

Dragons Provide Creative Solutions

Students of Graphic Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead spend the 2017 fall semester honing their skills in various multimedia design and have chosen World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park as the subject for their projects. The students are tasked with designing interactive digital experiences enhancing the features of World Garden Commons. They are never…
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October 25, 2017 0

Fargo Featured in Field Guide for Creative Placemaking

  Of the eleven case studies featured in The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks, between the stories of a recreational path in Chicago and an urban wilderness in Huston, is a telling of World Garden Commons, the pilot site of The Fargo Project located at Rabanus Park. The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking…
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October 19, 2017 0

Students Practice Stream Restoration

  Members of the Natural Resources Management Club and Wildlife Society at NDSU spent an evening placing rocks in the water near the confluence of the two inlets under the advice of Natural Resources Management Professor, Jack Norland, PhD. The World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park is the stormwater pond restoration pilot for The Fargo…
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October 10, 2017 0

Public Art Master Plan

Fargo’s public art can be a catalyst for expansive thinking, cultural evolution, social openness and cohesion as demonstrated by the process and approach of The Fargo Project. “…Public Art is a growing contributor to the quality of life in Fargo.” The City of Fargo recently published the Fargo Public Art Master Plan, facilitated by Forecast…
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October 9, 2017 0

Take A Walk – New Paths

Much of the work planned for World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park is emerging during construction this fall. Today the most notable are the raised paths. Mowed and raised paths connect the features and encourage people to explore the urban prairie installation within the stormwater basin.  They are built on a rock bed that allows…
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October 9, 2017 0

The Fargo Project Research Opportunity

We need your help. Through conversations and interviews, participation in art activities and public events at World Garden Commons, Rabanus Park, many people have contributed to The Fargo Project through community interest and professional association. Some of you have received an email to participate in a survey to determine how people involved in The Fargo Project…
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September 26, 2017 0

World Garden Commons Construction Update Fall 2017

All across Fargo, large stormwater basins temporarily hold water runoff, sometimes for only hours at a time, during heavy rains or snowmelt. These basins are hidden in plain sight to most residents. Many of the basins are uninviting, unadorned, sunken grass lots with limited plant and wildlife diversity. An exception is the World Garden Commons…
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September 20, 2017 0