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Tag Archive for: Farming

Legacy Story: Farm Women Show Their Strengths as Crisis in Agriculture Deepens (1986)

Another strength women bring to the farm crisis is their ability to grieve.

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.

Farming Needs Addressed in Town Hall and Omnibus Agriculture Bill

"I would like to see a proliferation of farmers markets in Greater Minnesota and regional community markets. The more we can invest in them, the better.”

CALL: Angela Dawson on Reclaiming Co-ops and Farming

I hope we can see you in the ecosystem of the cooperative, benefitting and participating in what we create for Minnesota.

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.

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.

Equity — What Advocates Are Asking of Minnesota Legislators

Our February Changemakers Alliance (CALL) conversations were with dozens of advocates and members who represent priorities in housing, mental health, and restorative ecosystems of people and land.

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.

Tag Archive for: Farming