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Tag Archive for: ecolution

Factory Farms Growing, at Taxpayer and Climate Expense — Minnesota Bucking Some National Trends

Corporate factory farms are continuing to expand into rural communities — taking over family farm spaces — while intensifying climate change issues and benefitting from taxpayer-funded subsidies.

ECOLUTION: The Science of Agriculture That Impacts Water and Soil Health

“The state’s waters are connected in ways scientists are just beginning to understand."

2022 Changemaker Sarah Ingram: Changing Restaurant Culture

For Ingram, providing a superb experience to restaurant guests starts with taking care of her employees.

Collectively, We Hold These Truths: Editor’s Letter and TOC

We all need to be involved in building communities, not focused solely on developing things. — Winona LaDuke

An Introduction to the Commons

We have an upside-down narrative that seems to allow a few people and institutions to profit from the public spaces we care for.

Appreciating the Common Wealth

What communities are capable of doing in a time of democratic crisis and economic rebuilding.

Reclaiming Rights From Government and Industry

Grant Township in Pennsylvania, a town of 600, was sued…

Imagine the Year 2060

People emerged from their homes with shocked, confused stares, like deer emerging from forest wildfire.

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.

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.

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

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.