The landscaping and garden center received the award from MEI after an online vote.
The Mustard Seed Garden Center took home the 2011 Partnership of the Year award at the 2011 Environmental Initiative Awards dinner. MEI presented five outstanding collaborative environmental projects with awards in five categories. Almost 500 community members voted online, with the support of InCommons, to select a sixth winner - the 2011 Partnership of the Year.
The 2011 winners were …
2011 PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR
The Mustard Seed Garden Center
ENERGY AND CLIMATE PROTECTION
Milan Sustainable Energy Utility
Powderhorn Lake Neighborhood of Raingardens
GREEN BUSINESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION AND RESTORATION
Go Blue! Diamond Lake Community Makeover
Saint Paul Port Authority's Beacon Bluff Redevelopment
MEI's annual Environmental Initiative Awards program honors projects that have achieved extraordinary outcomes for Minnesota's environment by harnessing the power of partnership. Click here to learn more about the 2011 finalists and to read about all forty-nine nominated projects.