Sweet Harvest Foods and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. Provide Art Grant and Host Student Art Contest for Cannon Falls High School

More than 20 selected student art works will be on permanent display at Sweet Harvest Foods’ main office lobby  

CANNON FALLS, MINN. – March 26, 2024 – Sweet Harvest Foods, the leader in the U.S. natural sweetener industry, teamed up with Nature Nate’s Honey Co. (Nate’s), the number-one branded honey company in the U.S. and producer of 100% pure honey, to provide an art grant to benefit the art department at Cannon Falls High School. Also, this past winter the companies commissioned an original art contest for high school art students in the Cannon Falls area. More than 20 local student artists participated, and their art works will be on permanent display at Sweet Harvest Foods’ main office lobby in Cannon Falls, Minn.

“At Sweet Harvest Foods, we are proud to invest in our local schools to help students and families in the communities where we work and live,” said Mike Carle, president & chief financial officer of Sweet Harvest Foods. “It was exciting to see the immense talent of our local student artists as they created art inspired by natural sweeteners. We’re honored to display their works in our office.” 

The participating students, all from Cannon Falls High School, created original artworks based on themes of honey, beekeeping, hives, agave, molasses and more. The grand prize winner was Kalie C., with her original submission called “Life.”  

“Nate’s has a long history of supporting teachers and educators through our Honey Gives Hope initiative, and we are proud to be part of the art grant and contest to benefit Cannon Falls High School,” said Nathan Sheets, founder and president, Nate’s. “We hope to encourage the next generation of artists to appreciate the hardworking honey bee and the beauty of nature.”  

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About Sweet Harvest Foods 

Serving some of the best-known manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the food industry, Sweet Harvest Foods is one of the country’s largest packers of 100% pure all-natural honey. As a worldwide leader in the sourcing and distribution of natural sweeteners, Sweet Harvest Foods provides consistent, verifiable quality and operational flexibility with facilities in Minnesota, California and Michigan. For more information, visit 

About Nature Nate’s Honey Co. 

Since 1972, Nature Nate’s Honey Co. has been dedicated to offering honey as nature intended – 100% Pure, Raw & Unfiltered. Arriving in its most natural form, this honey is closest to its original provision from the hive. Nate’s adheres to strict quality-control standards, sourcing honey from trusted beekeepers and minimally processing it to ensure the honey retains all its natural benefits. Nate’s promises an undivided commitment to providing the highest quality product to you and your family’s dining table – a farmer’s market quality honey, available year-round. For more information, visit


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