Media & Awards

Media Highlights

Star Tribune (headline story!):


CBS Local:




Tommie (University of St. Thomas) Media:


Grants and Awards to BrightSide and co-founders Adam Pruitt & Deedee Fuller

U.S. Consulate in Cape Town Grant (2021) — strengthen ties and build relationships between the U.S. and South Africa through educational projects that encourage youth to explore STEM


RISE (Ramsey County Investment & Support Efforts) / CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Recovery) Grant (2020) — allowed us to make weekly deliveries of free fresh produce to the homes of >400 families 


Good Food Access Program / Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture (2020) — expand our corner store delivery network in Minneapolis and provide technical assistance to increase accessibility of healthy foods


Statewide Health Improvement Project / Minneapolis Health Department (2020) — essential community health support in response to COVID-19 pandemic


Courageous Innovator Award (2018) – Environmental Initiative Award


Homegrown Hero Award (2015) – Homegrown Minneapolis


Aspen Ideas Award Finalist (2015) —