We have an upside-down narrative that seems to allow a few people and institutions to profit from the public spaces we care for.
What communities are capable of doing in a time of democratic crisis and economic rebuilding.
Almost half of 2021’s new entrepreneurs were women, up from 28 percent in 2019.
“This project has a bigger national image than it does in the state,” Hurston says. “I think what draws people outside of Minnesota to this is the fact that they are aware of the stories of Philando Castile and George Floyd, the banking drought.”
I hope we can see you in the ecosystem of the cooperative, benefitting and participating in what we create for Minnesota.
This type of community attracts people who value it. Our job is to nurture that so it continues.
Our American culture cultivates a belief that you want to make as much money as fast as possible.
It is not easy to access and maintain land, and Minnesota farmers — especially those of color and those who want to use sustainable practices — are struggling.
Q&A with Qannani Omar
We engage as human beings first.
Americans put a lot of energy and political investment into an inflated capitalist system that is only a sliver of how our communities work.
There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.