Spirits Close-Up: Farmers Market Cocktails

Whether it’s foraging, tending to a garden or farm, bringing home a CSA box, or visiting a farmers market, local produce is making more appearances in city homes. Here’s how to turn your late-summer farm finds into delicious drinks. Muddling The fastest way to incorporate fresh flavor is smashing it into the bottom of a … [ Read more]

Wal-Mart now selling “ugly” produce

In our Conservation Issue, we outlined a few ways you can help reduce food waste. One is to get produce via farmers markets and CSAs, which accept a greater degree of cosmetically damaged, though still entirely edible and nutritious, fruits and vegetables. This “ugly” produce is otherwise rejected from most major supermarkets, thrown into landfills, and … [ Read more]

New Minneapolis farmers’ market heading to Riverplace this summer

Minneapolis is getting a new community-based farmers’ and artisan market this summer: Riverplace Market, located on the cobblestone courtyard of Riverplace on the Mississippi riverfront. Situated just across the bridge from downtown Minneapolis, Riverplace Market will be located at the confluence of Hennepin Avenue and Main Street. It is set to open for the 2016 season on Wednesday, June 1, … [ Read more]