Grow North Connects and Convenes the Ecosystem

Peer mentorship group

This is an industry-specific peer-mentoring group developed in partnership with the CEO Roundtable to support growth-focused food startup leaders. It is designed to provide support and connectivity to the individuals who not only are growing their own companies but also act as mentors in the ecosystem. This is an invitation-only group that meets monthly.

Mentor MAtching

Entrepreneurs have questions, creativity and passion and large companies have expertise and a desire to help our collective community grow. Grow North does their best to match experts with entrepreneurs needing specific advice and council. Have a question?

Minnesota Mingle Networking Happy Hour Series

Grow North brings together food start-ups, large food and agriculture manufacturers, retailers, investors, farmers and supporters at events in and outside of Minnesota.

Thought Leaders in Food and aGriculture speaker series

Grow North’s monthly summer series spotlights innovative leaders in food and agriculture.


Grow North brings together ecosystem leaders to drive collaboration as well as leads an invite-only investor breakfast series for the food, agriculture and beverage sectors.