Growing & Engaging

Boosting successful careers in food and agriculture

Nothing is more important to success than people. Our region offers a uniquely rich ecosystem to build an impactful career in food and agriculture. We welcome top-flight talent, both from Minnesota’s own backyard and from around the world.

Why it matters

Talented people with diverse ideas and experiences have made Minnesota a global leader in food and agriculture. To solve the world’s biggest challenges, we need to work together and invite everyone to the table. We are partnering to recruit, elevate and retain top talent across our membership and our region.

MBOLD CEO Champion – Rick Gomez, EVP and Chief Food& Beverage Officer, Target

What MBOLD is doing

Mobilized through the MBOLD initiative, Talent and Recruitment leaders at top companies are jointly highlighting the career opportunities possible in Minnesota’s food and agriculture economy. Together, we are connecting with new and existing talent, partnering with professional associations and universities, and forging pathways that introduce new people to opportunities in the field.

Meet food and agriculture leaders finding their future in Minnesota

Leading the nation in plant-based food science

Anna Gustafson, RDN
Nutrition & Content Specialist, PURIS

Solving the great problems of our time together

Yone Dewberry
Chief Supply Chain Officer,
Land O’ Lakes

Building a career that aligns expertise & passion

Thomas R. Jackson Jr.
Senior Product Development Scientist,

Find your path forward in the food and agriculture sector

If you're seeking a new career opportunity in food and agriculture, Minnesota is full of opportunities to
contribute your skills and drive impact.

Learn more at our sister site
Make It. MSP.

See more of MBOLD in action

MBOLD aims to make Minnesota a global leader in soil health and water stewardship in collaboration with stakeholders across our region.

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