It's an age-old problem -- urban farms have trouble finding enough viable land, while rural farms have trouble reaching people in the cities with their produce. That's one thing the new Stone's Throw Agricultural Co-op aims to solve. As a partnership between a Twin Cities micro-farming collective an ... More >>
Care to get your health on at the library? That's the idea behind the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library's Eating, Reading, and Living Well series, which starts May 12 with an urban farming documentary at the Merriam Park Library. The program, supported by the Mississippi Market, is in its fif ... More >>
Recent legislation could make your farmers market experience a little less intimidating and a whole lot tastier. The new law, which Governor Dayton approved earlier this month, will allow for cooking demonstrations and more extensive food sampling at farmers markets across the state. Formerly, loca ... More >>
It seems like a shopping no-brainer: instead of getting in your gas guzzler and motoring across town to a big box grocery store for your imported asparagus from Peru or heads of garlic from China, you spend your hard-earned food budget at your neighborhood farmers market, supporting the farmers who ... More >>
If you spent the weekend snacking on brains zombie-style, it might be nice to mix up the menu a bit and explore something a little less ... raw. Fortunately this Week in Food is packed with options, including City Pages' own Iron Fork competition.
Busy week! The Mill City Farmers Market returns on Saturday, and don't forget to honor mom on Sunday with something especially delicious this Week in Food. 5/8 Creating a fun, tasty dessert doesn't have to take hours or require a long list of ingredients. With the right items in your pantry, you c ... More >>
Just in time for CSA season comes local author (and past City Pages contributor) Tricia Cornell's new book Eat More Vegetables: Making the Most of Your Seasonal Produce to store shelves. Baffled by what to do with all that fall squash or early summer kohlrabi? Cornell has been there, and her book ta ... More >>
We're event-heavy toward the end of the week, when Saturday piles on three options for food fans. Nothing wrong with being spoiled for choice this Week in Food. 4/10 The name alone sounds delicious: Linden Hills Co-op offers "Simple & Savory Stir Fry" hosted by Mary Jo and Kelly, owners of Urban R ... More >>
Dining out with kids strikes fear into the hearts of even the tots themselvesTaking the kids out to eat seems, at first, like it's win-win for everyone: no dishes, everyone orders what they want and most entrees are served with a side of crayons for tot-tainment. But for every happy meal out, ... More >>
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Minneapolis police said they raided a natural-foods charity in search of drugs. The people they routed say the cops' real fear was their politics.
With roughly 100 productions and 500 performances, the Minnesota Fringe Festival turns low-budget theater into a two-week marathon