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Themes for 2021 Minnesota Legislature

“Unfortunately, we are probably going to be addressing how to make budget cuts without hurting people,” she said.

  • 01/12/2021
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Work With Farmers to Build Climate Resistance

LSP’s “Incentivizing 100% Soil Healthy Farming Bill,” which was developed by a team of farmer, rural, and urban members, will be introduced in the Minnesota legislature this month.

  • 01/11/2021
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The Science of Soil

Regenerative Agriculture has the potential to revitalize communities and improve global economies as well as solve food insecurity by providing abundant, nutrient dense food.

  • 01/05/2021
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The Long-Standing Call for Stronger Mental Health Systems

“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”

  • 12/23/2020
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Markeela Toreen: Together Against Hunger

As one of the few casino employees who were not laid off, Toreen began looking for ways to ensure her community’s needs were met.

  • 11/25/2020
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Victoria McWane-Creek: Practicing Community

With continued experiences of racism, McWane-Creek decided to put her training into action.

  • 11/25/2020
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Reimagining Rural Healthcare

“How do we create a system — not a business?”

  • 09/22/2020
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Mine Song

They say if you have a secret, you should tell it to a willow.

  • 07/24/2020
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Winona LaDuke: A Leader of the Green Revolution

At one time, Minnesota had 11 hemp mills, in towns like Winona and Stillwater.

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Land Leaders

How Minnesota Women Are Restoring the Earth

  • 06/24/2020
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Climate Consciousness: A Crescendo of Women’s Voices

In 2009, I was dragged into a new reality — one in which restoring Minnesota’s Northwoods to its historical grandeur is not possible due to the state’s fast-warming climate.

  • 06/24/2020
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Co-Creating the Community Economy

As publisher and editor of the Minnesota Women’s Press platform, I ask our readers: Help us find and share — in virtual forums, in our magazine pages — the stories about community-based economies, green cooperatives, and women-led innovations that are working to truly correct our inequities.

  • 05/22/2020