Collective Health

Why Sports Matter to Me

Belly dancing is great exercise. I may have fatigue — I am 80 years old — but I keep dancing.

Four Steps to Help Small Farmers

Small farmers in Minnesota bring fresh local produce to their communities. But the road to get there can be steep and rocky, and includes economic, logistical, and bureaucratic barriers. 

Minnesotan Emily Ford Aims to Be Second Black Woman to Finish Iditarod

Running with sled dogs is a slight departure from solo backpacking, but not as much as you think — you are not with other humans, living with full self-sufficiency in the backcountry, and do all troubleshooting on your own.