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Ecolution #5: Food Sovereignty & Harvest Nation

About a billion dollars’ worth of food in the Western Lake Superior region is brought in annually. Only a million dollars of food is produced in the area.

  • 01/20/2021
Amanda LSP

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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Spotlight: Shona Snater, Underground

“When you are crawling 60 to 100 feet below ground in an alien environment and see the effects of erosion, human plastic waste, and chemical inputs from agricultural practices in our freshwater, underground streams, you really question the current direction of our society.”

  • 12/26/2020
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Ecolution #4: Regeneration

As Land Stewardship Project has put it, it is not good enough to sustain our land, we need to bring it back to life — which strikes us as a potential mantra for this time. Regeneration is about making things healthier, year after year.

What we have now, from micro to human level, is a selective process
in which a small percentage thrives.
Moving to a regenerative mindset is about infusing life and activity into the whole.

  • 12/21/2020
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Ecolution #3: Air Quality in Minnesota

The #EcolutionCollective is a newsletter series in four weekly installments focused on different topics. In November and December 2020, we are focusing on Air Quality in Minnesota.

  • 11/24/2020
DecolonizingWealth

Ecolution #2: The Flavor of Money

“What is money but a way to measure value, to facilitate exchange? And what is exchange but a type of relationship between people?”

  • 10/20/2020
Angela Dawson Q&A

Ecolution #2: Collectives

We talked with Angela Dawson, founder of a hemp farm co-op based in Central Minnesota, about why and how

  • 10/16/2020

Join the #Ecolution!

Minnesota Women’s Press is launching the #EcolutionCollective, a new co-created weekly news series that looks at the “eco” — a Greek word for house, habitat, and environment. Who is engaged in collectively building a stronger ecosystem and economy for people and planet?

  • 10/02/2020
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Visual Q&A: Priscilla Trinh

Our first #MWPEcolution Q&A is about the intersectionalities of justice, race, and climate.

  • 06/25/2020
Angela Davis farmer

Tapestry: An Evolution in Our Ecosystem

commentary about how people connect with the environment

  • 06/24/2020
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On the Nature of Being a Doula

plus July Table of Contents

  • 06/24/2020