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CALL: Let’s Talk Iron Range and Boundary Waters Politics

What we can do better in northern Minnesota — a conversation with four people who see the environmental, political, and community needs.

  • 06/15/2022
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CALL: Ranae Hanson on Solving for Minnesota’s Political Polarization

People in the North are frustrated because they don’t feel like city people are talking about this at all, they don’t see it coming up in the newspapers — they only see the other kind of mining. And it’s pretty important.

  • 04/28/2022
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The Ethics of Community Care: Editor’s Letter and TOC

“Imagination shared creates collaboration, and collaboration creates community, and community inspires social change.” — Terry Tempest Williams

  • 03/28/2022
Yeseria

Sprouting From Roots Around Little Falls

Founded in 2012 by a league of women invested in collective economic and community development, Sprout connects growers and eaters. After the operation grew too big for one farm, a facility was built with commercial-level amenities to support family-level farmers.

  • 03/28/2022
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Chard Your Yard: Bringing Gardening Home

Program recipients pay for the materials at cost, although subsidized beds are available for low-income households and people with disabilities.

  • 03/28/2022
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The Value of Slow Money and Regional Food Systems

Our American culture cultivates a belief that you want to make as much money as fast as possible.

  • 03/28/2022
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Sovereign Science

Instead of relying on governments, Indigenous scientists and allies gather water quality data themselves.

  • 02/28/2022
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Seeking Agricultural Equity

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.

  • 01/27/2022
Alicia

VIEW: Protecting a Garden Oasis From Development

“It created community. People began looking at each other in the eye.”

  • 01/11/2022
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Ethnobotany and Grief

Rising temperatures, melting ice caps, and invasive species are not interested in bargaining for our survival.

  • 12/28/2021
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Climate Underground: Equity for BIPOC Farming

Editor’s Note: Because of our self-defined focus on Ecolution in Minnesota Women’s Press, I was invited to a virtual conference

  • 12/09/2021
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Shaping a New System: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Americans put a lot of energy and political investment into an inflated capitalist system that is only a sliver of how our communities work.

  • 10/27/2021