Michael StrattenMichael Stratten began working with Extension as a community nutrition educator in 2015. He focuses his efforts on working the urban community to help create healthy behavior changes in community members’ diets and lives. Michael is part of the place-based approach team in the Frogtown-Rondo area of St. Paul, whose partners include Urban Farm and Garden Alliance, Frogtown Farm, Jimmy Lee Recreation Center, and Community Stabilization Project.

Michael is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in urban development at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.