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Tag Archive for: ecolution

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.

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.

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.

Sovereign Science

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

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.

VIEW: Protecting a Garden Oasis From Development

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

Ethnobotany and Grief

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

Climate Underground: Equity for BIPOC Farming

Editor's Note: Because of our self-defined focus on…

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.

The Hidden Costs of Food

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

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.

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.