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Jerrod Sumner

Jerrod Sumner is Minnesota Monthly’s aesthetic editor. His work covers all things local in the maker community. He is sought after for his understanding and promotion of the modern, American-made maker movement, and is a contributor on FOX 9 Good Day, sharing stories and goods. Follow him on Instagram @mrjerrodscott.

5 Fashionable, MN-Made Finds for Fall

These local makers remind us that there are many ways to adorn ourselves with style
Pillbox Bat Company

4 MN-Made Gifts for Father’s Day

These products from local makers—including Maddy & Maize and Northern Glasses—honor Dad
Mixly Cocktail Company

5 MN-Made Summertime Gifts

These hot Minnesota products embrace the season, good for summer birthdays or any other occasion

Jerrod’s Tips for the Edina Art Fair

Find an artist you love and want to build a collection around
Sanborn Canoe

BaseCamp Returns to Winona on Saturday

Celebrate summer with this event at the Sanborn Canoe shop
Woman in Pink artpiece

Tips to Make the Most of Art-A-Whirl

Our Aesthetic Editor Jerrod Sumner Offers Ways to Enjoy the Weekend Festivities

6 Local Products for Mother’s Day Gifts

Celebrate Mom with gifts from these Minnesota makers
Vikings & Goddesses Pie Company

6 Local Products for a Spring Brunch

Local artisans help us fill out an at-home spring brunch (including mocktail recipe), as presented on FOX 9 by aesthetic editor Jerrod Sumner

5 MN-Made Gifts Celebrating Lake Life

These Minnesota makers capture lakeside living at its best, with stickers, sketches, beach glass, and more
Nikkolette's Macarons

4 Locally Made Valentine’s Gift Ideas

These Minnesota makers celebrate love with goods that nourish the heart