Photo by J. Alan Paul Photography
As the Fargo-Moorhead continues to grow at an astonishing rate of a dozen residents a day, our identity is being shaped by the nearly 230,000 citizens. We went to you, the people who are molding and shaping our culture, to ask you about what makes our community special.
We sat down with Daniel Granados, team lead at John Deere Electronics, to talk about his favorite things to do in the Fargo-Moorhead community.
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A little about Daniel…
I was born in Pueblo, Colorado, was raised in Texas and Chicago (back and forth) but have lived most of my life in the FM area. I came from a family of migrant workers who would travel from state-to-state in search of the seasonal work and that’s how I got introduced to the sugar beet fields in Grafton, N.D. I’ve been working for a John Deere Company in Fargo for 12 years already. I have an AAS degree in Graphic Design Technology and I’m in the process of opening a taco shop business within the International Market Plaza on Main Avenue here in Fargo.
One thing to know about Daniel…
I am very active in the church community. I find it very rewarding to be able to try to make a difference, not only in our community but hopefully even in this world.
Favorite hidden things to do in Fargo-Moorhead…
- Go to Plains Art Museum. It offers free general admission.
- Check out Bonanzaville
- Go watch a RedHawks game at the Newman Outdoor Field.
Favorite things to do during free time…
I like to go fishing at the Red River by the Dike West Park and check out the farmer’s market there in the summer. I also like to go to the Red River Zoo. The reason why I like to do these things is that, after a very busy life, I like to step back and relax a little.
Granados is at the International Market Plaza on Main Ave. in Fargo. This plaza is made up of 24 businesses ranging from ethnic marketplaces to small grocery stores to an auto shop. The space is run by the Immigrant Development Center and Granados was integral to getting the project off the ground. With plans of remodeling, the plaza offers a chance for new Americans to affordably pursue their dreams of entrepreneurship. In fact, Granados plans on opening up a small restaurant in the plaza in 2018.