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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.

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.

Minnesota’s History of Co-ops

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

In the News: November 2021

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

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.

Naima Dhore: Cultivating Food Sovereignty

Unlike many white counterparts, farmers of color usually cannot expect to inherit land ownership or receive capital from a family member.

In the News: Soil, Water, Air Quality

News about air, soil, and water quality

Ecolution: The Rights of Nature

As a speaker of Ojibwemowin (the Ojibwe language)…

Ecolution 5B: The Nature of Moving From Individual to Community

2021: Year of Regeneration — What we have now, from micro to human level, is a selective process in which a small percentage will thrive. Moving to a regenerative mindset is about infusing long-term life and activity into the whole.

Ecolution #5: Food Sovereignty & Harvest Nation

About a billion dollars’ worth of food in the Western Lake Superior region is brought in annually. Only a million dollars of food is produced in the area.

Tag Archive for: Food