Making its mark amidst sawmills, lumber and brickmaking, this centrally located Minnesota community of around 5,000 people prospers on the Rum River.
With agriculture as its backbone, Princeton has continued to build a solid foundation for the town’s current and future residents through its tradition, friendships and strong sense of community. Its fabric is made stronger through family farms passed down from generation to generation, good fishing with friends, socializing at local establishments, and a quality education…to these Minnesota natives, it just doesn’t get any better than that. Just ask diner owner Stephen Tou, who has been a part of his family’s local restaurant since 1961—most people in Princeton are likely to make you feel right at home even if it’s your first visit. And like Princeton, the America’s Farmers program believes every community should have access to the best education, no matter the size. If you’d like to learn how you can help schools in your area through the Grow Rural Education program, click through to learn more.
Sitting in the Western fields of Kentucky, Leitchfield exports everything from buttery cheeses to fresh produce, and hosts one of the nation’s biggest fiddle competitions.
Whether it’s agriculture or amplifiers, Effingham, Illinois serves as a crossroads, a junction, and a thriving hub to industry and innovation.
Seated between Dallas and Waco is a small community with a rich history and an award-winning FFA chapter with deep roots.