Tom LaPitz idles in the doorway of a gardening shed. It rained this morning, and the sky threatens to spill again. Still, he stands defiant, with thick yellow gloves in hand and a pocket full of confidence. "Somebody's gonna show," he says, and they do -- more than 85 students of America's favorit ... More >>
Get your green thumbs ready, Twin Cities: Chipotle will be giving away 1,500 Roma tomato plants from Apple Valley's Pahl Farms at St. Paul's popular Como Zoo and Conservatory this Friday, June 13. The giveaway is a celebration of Chipotle's fourth annual Chipotle Edible Garden at the Como Zoo and C ... More >>
We know it's hard to believe (especially on days like today when we seem doomed to spend eternity inside of a snow globe), but spring is just a few snow emergencies away. That means the sun will soon shine, birds will serve as unwelcome alarm clocks, and gardeners everywhere will be on their hands a ... More >>
The weird onslaught of weather has largely put spring on hold for many of us and as a result we have yet to fully get around to getting our gardens growing. So today, if you've still got some space left in your gardens, you can swing through downtown Minneapolis to pickup a free tomato plant.
In south Minneapolis, Wise Acre Eatery is living the farm-to-table concept more literally than most restaurants. The small modern diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with food that comes directly to your plate from its 100-acre farm just outside of Plato, less than an hour from the Twin Cities ... More >>
Voyager PressAuthor Shelley Holl, a former travel columnist and illustrator for the New Orleans Times Picayune, recently published a book celebrating locally produced food. The Minnesota Table: Recipes for Savoring Local Food Through the Year, documents more than just recipes, the book is also a ... More >>
At the request of the Moorhead police chief, lawmakers are trying a third time to ban the psychotropic herb.
"If gardening were ultimately about cash yields, we'd all move to California and plant medical marijuana."
Carleton College gardeners encourage the campus community to "Eat the Lawn." Catchy, huh!
For three straight days, long haired freaky people of all stripes overtake Northeast's Ritz Theater.
Getting ready to plant your garden? These tips will help you get the most out of your efforts.
Shakopee's Rahr Malting plant and Koda Energy are brewing up enviro-beer
The popular breed has been called one the 25 innovations that changed the world
The café and the garden shop go together like coffee and a croissant
Minneapolis's newest wine bar, Toast, allows you to drink like any number of rural villagers, steps from the skyscrapers of downtown
How I survived a long weekend with Liz and Sheryl
Columnist grows to appreciate another kind of weed
Specialty baking supply shop sells everything sweet, sweeter
David Lefkowitz manipulates the environment, one painting at a time
Performing in Eden and learning how to fall with grace
Of seals, Shakopee, and bittersweet recollections of dates gone by
Forget that riding mower and get a lawn that just needs burning every so often
Community gardens in Phillips get weeded out
The dirt on starting a garden with kids
How quickly life changed when our daughter's heart murmur wasn't innocent at all