Farming

Angela Dawson

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.

  • 04/19/2022
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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.

  • 03/28/2022
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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.

  • 03/28/2022
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CALL: 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.

  • 02/28/2022
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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.

  • 01/27/2022
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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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Climate Underground: A Visual Story

Former Vice President Al Gore led a conversation about regenerative agriculture as part of a two-day Climate Underground conference featuring

  • 12/08/2021
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Turtle Island Stories: The Sustainable Agriculture Movement

By doing this work, Harvest Nation assumes a receiving role within the large movement known as Rematriation, the returning of seeds to their mother land to be reunited with the earth and its people.

  • 11/21/2021
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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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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