NDDC Board members visited our local newspaper, the Northfield News, for the 12th monthly session of 2011. A bit of disclosure, Sam Gett, Publisher of the Northfield News, is a member of the NDDC board. The owner of the News, Huckle Publishing, Inc. / Mainstream Publications, LLC, employs about 150 people in Minnesota. There are [...]
Category Archives: Business Visits
Members of the NDDC Board and staff make regular visits to Downtown Northfield businesses to recognize special occasions and discuss pertinent community or industry issues.
NDDC Board Members visited with Howie and Jeni Holt of eco gardens recently and got the full tour. It’s really amazing what they’ve done with the old Tires Plus site. As part of the founding family of Mother Earth Gardens in South Minneapolis, they have over a decade of experience in the business. They sold [...]
Members of the NDDC Board visited with Daniel Xiong at Tea Creations. It was a cool and refreshing break in our morning. Tea Creations just celebrated their one-year anniversary in Northfield. Daniel told us that he and his wife were attracted to Northfield by the historic buildings, the beautiful setting, the people on the street [...]
The NDDC Board’s most recent monthly business visit was to the Rare Pair. With NDDC Board member Mark Quinnell and Rare Pair Owner Krin Finger, it was like Old Times at Northfield High. Krin would seem to be pretty happy with Northfield. She grew up here, married her high school sweetheart (first date was at [...]
The NDDC made its first visit to a non-profit organization as part of the business visit program; the board visited the Northfield Arts Guild. It may be a little out of the ordinary, however, NDDC board members realize that strengthening our community requires more than creative business development; non-profit and civic organizations also add vibrancy and [...]