2012 Scholar

Eric R. Sannerud
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Eric R. Sannerud
Eric is a student at the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities studying food systems. He hopes to pursue a career in policy aimed at pragmatic, effectual change. Eric started an organic CSA farm in Prescott, Wisconsin with three friends called The Sunny Brothers Farm, and this summer is their first season. Eric founded the first-ever student food issues group at the university with the simple goal of spreading a love for food. In his free time Eric loves growing, preparing, cooking, eating, and sharing food.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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