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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
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The Hidden Costs of Food

Something has to change in the way that modern society produces and consumes food.

  • 10/27/2021
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Agriculture at the Center of Change

Our state has 54 million acres of landscape — nearly 26 million of which is agricultural. That large agricultural base has a climate impact.

  • 10/27/2021
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Dani Pieratos, Harvest Nation

Our aeroponic farming system is designed to grow food in 90 percent less space than regular soil farming, with 90 percent less water and nutrients.

  • 10/27/2021
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Q&A With Angela Dawson, 40 Acre Co-op

There are significant gaps in capitalizing and sustaining farmers in my community, and a co-op structure helps fill the huge gap.

  • 10/27/2021
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Talking About Healthy Ecosystems

I really hope we realize that we cannot wait for some catastrophic event to respond.

  • 10/27/2021
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Tapestry: What makes a healthy ecosystem?

Food. Water. Care. For once, let justice start there.

  • 10/27/2021
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Kathy Draeger: From Urban Center to Rural Remote

“This has been a grand adventure in farming, family, and community. Our goals included land and habitat restoration, clean energy, carbon sequestration, and healthy free-range kids.”

  • 09/10/2021
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Then and Now: Environmental Activists

Over the years, Minnesota Women’s Press has talked to many environmental advocates. A lot has changed since our first conversations with them — and a lot remains the same. From the perspective of a climate activist, how are we doing?

  • 08/21/2021