August 2017 Edina Magazine

In this edition of our yearly Prep Elite issue, Edina Magazine seeks to spotlight students who exemplify hard-working, positive minded and compassionate characteristics.

It’s that time of year again! Entertainment, rides, farm animals, food, food and more food. The Minnesota State Fair is back with performances by Nickelback, Toby Keith, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and more.

 

Grabbagreen seems to be a hit. Opened in April, Grabbagreen is a fast-food restaurant with healthy options. Every dish is GMO-, preservative- and gluten-free, and 50 percent of the food is organic, according to Morgan Vanderwall at Grabbagreen. It’s a “place to go on the go,” she says.

 

Forty Years Flipping Flapjacks

 
Last year in August, Andrea Bryant of Edina was outside with her then third-grader enjoying what their neighbors call a bus stop breakfast to celebrate the first day of school.
 

Each year in our special Prep Elite issue, Edina Magazine seeks to spotlight students who exemplify hard-working, positive minded and compassionate characteristics.

 
Diane Harr and her daughter Kelsey, 29, and son Ricky, 26, are lifelong residents of Edina.
 
University of Minnesota researcher Lauren Martin is happy to make her home in Edina. “It’s a peaceful retreat,” she says.
 

 

Three Edina High School students are winners of the Minnesota Aspirations in Computing award. The award honors young women in grades nine through 12 for their computing-related achievements and interests in technology.

 
This past hockey season was a great one for the girls of Edina High School, with a win of the 2017 state tournament under coach Sami Reber.
 
Amazing teachers often provide incredible opportunities but don’t always receive the recognition they deserve. For example, Mrs.
 
Egghead by Kimber Fiebiger was first displayed in Edina three years ago at Grandview Square Park.
 
Joe Dunn, a basketball player for Benilde-St.