Food

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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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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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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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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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Minnesota’s History of Co-ops

Today Minnesota is home to a network of 45 co-ops, working with more than 200 organic farms.

  • 10/27/2021
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In the News: November 2021

Food costs, lab-developed beef, Towerside energy vision, food system books

  • 10/27/2021

Rice and Larpenteur Summer Block Party

Join the Rice & Larpenteur Alliance, local businesses, sponsors, and partners for a fun annual tradition of celebrating our community.

  • 08/14/2021

Summer Pizza and Salad Soirée

Enjoy homemade fresh pizza for two at home with the satisfaction of pressing out the dough and topping it with

  • 07/15/2021
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The Wisdom of Nature

In her poignant memoir “Watershed”, Ranea Lenor Hanson points out that Minnesota is an apex whose rivers flow north to Hudson Bay, east through the Great Lakes, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. I rather enjoy the concept of our state being central to three directions. For me, it is a reminder that wherever you are in our state, there are three places you can flow.

  • 06/25/2021