Beyond Words Bash feat. Dessa

The Minnesota Literacy Council’s second annual Beyond Words Bash will be held Thursday, April 11 from 6pm-9pm at Aria Event Center in Minneapolis. This year’s bash will feature legendary local rapper, singer and essayist Dessa as keynote speaker. This gathering of passionate literacy supporters includes dinner, stories from literacy learners, remarks from Dessa and a … [ Read more]

Taking Wine Tasting Menus to Task

F or many who love to dine, the marriage of good food and wine is undeniable. A thoughtful wine pairing can elevate an already delicious dish to previously unknown heights. In fact, it was the experience of this very thing that inspired me to pursue a career in wine; a carefully chosen glass of Muscadet … [ Read more]

First Course: Revolution!

A ‘Guerrilla Harvest Dinner’ heralded the birth of the Ashland and Bayfield chapter of the Wisconsin Farmers Union I. An Improvised Feast The spreadsheet for the harvest dinner stretched 49 lines deep. Each line was an offering from an individual that reflected a different aspect of the harvest: “Two pecks of apples and some onions.” … [ Read more]