Trailblazers 2017: Youth Farming Nonprofits

America has a farming crisis, one that has nothing to do with prices, pests, topsoil or water quality. The problem is with the farmers themselves—the average age of Minnesota farmers is 56, and they aren’t being replaced by younger generations at the rate we need. Couple that with another drastic shortfall—1.6 million Minnesotans lack easy … [ Read more]

Minnesota Spoon: Bibimbap, Urban Roots, and Eddie Wu

We live in a world saturated by the pursuit of brand and audience. Social media has turned us all into intimate personal entrepreneurs marketing the product of our curated selves. We present to the world evidence that we lead enviable lives, and that we command a following, more or less loyal, that is supposed to … [ Read more]

Want to Give to the Max today? Six ideas from The Growler

GiveMN, the organization behind today’s Give to the Max Day, launched in 2009 as a collaborative effort led by the Minnesota Community Foundation and many other organizations committed to helping make Minnesota a better place. GiveMN links donors with organizations to enable charitable giving throughout the year on its website, On Give to the Max … [ Read more]