University of Minnesota Legacy: Homespun from Haiti

“Vetiver, a perennial grass, has roots that go down 20 to 30 feet. When farmers plant it alongside their crops, it can reduce soil erosion. The plant’s shoots are a waste product. I worked in Haiti as an EMT and saw children die of poverty and malnutrition. I...

Vetiver Solutions wins Social Impact Award at e-fest®

At the recent Schulze Entrepreneurship Competition (e-fest®), Vetiver Solutions was one of 25 teams from around the country to compete for over $250,000 overall. After making it to the top five, Vetiver Solutions placed fourth overall in the competition. Additionally,...