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Slowdown in the Kitchen With Mary Louise

Walnut potica (pronounced “po-teet-zah”) is a Slovenian sweet dough pastry. Potica was and remains a celebratory treat served at Christmas,

  • 11/26/2019

The Plant-Based Revolution

As an entrepreneur, Michelle Courtright has run a creative brand agency and owned the co-working space Flock. What she could

  • 04/01/2019

Kim Bartmann: Blunt Visionary

As a kindergarten student in a diverse North Hollywood classroom in the 1960s, Kim Bartmann got the message that equality

  • 03/01/2019
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Replacing Mortar and Pestle

Close to 800 million people are hungry. When we include indicators on malnutrition, the number is closer to two billion. The

  • 06/01/2018

Money Matters: Shaping the business of food

Gathering Momentum Out of the Kitchen A national gathering of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs (WCR) was held recently in the Twin Cities,

  • 06/01/2018

Is It Time to Redefine Sustainable?

In 1985, I spent the year living in Israel on a kibbutz. A kibbutz is a communal farm where every person

  • 06/01/2018

Support Minnesota’s Women Farmers

According to the Women Food & Ag Network (WFAN), it is estimated that women now own or co-own close to 50

  • 06/01/2018

BookShelf: Seeding for Change

As an author, ghostwriter, and social justice advocate, I enjoy finding and sharing true stories about extraordinary people. In recent years I

  • 06/01/2018

Brewing success: After taking six years to open their brewery, partners Deb Loch and Jill Pavlak are working fast and furious to keep up with demand

What can happen if you put a go-getter together with a careful planner, add hops and let steep? You might

  • 11/01/2014

How “good real food” builds community

“Innumerable measures bring us this food, we should know how it comes to us.” This Zen meal prayer greets guests

  • 09/01/2014