CSAs, which box up farm-sourced foods for delivery, saw a pandemic-induced bump

CSAs Saw a Pandemic Boom in Minnesota—But Will It Last?

Share-based, locally sourced produce subscription boxes were a hit last year, and farmers are still adjusting expectations
An angel marks the place where George Floyd was held down by police

At a Crossroads: The Evolution of George Floyd Square

The city wants to reopen the occupied intersection where George Floyd was pinned under the knee of a police officer—and for the stakeholders involved, history is on the line
CSAs box up farm-supplied foods and deliver to shareholders—and Food for the People is a socially conscious version of that

Food for the People Brings Fresh Produce to In-Need BIPOC Residents

Using the popular farm-sourced food-sharing model, Shared Ground Farmers’ Cooperative launched a CSA in response to last year’s struggles
Dr. Eboni Bell painting a community mural at Springboard for the Arts

How Minnesota Arts Nonprofits Have Adapted During the Pandemic

There is hope, but much has changed for organizations like Springboard for the Arts and TruArtSpeaks

The Air-Filtering Breathe99 Mask Was Ahead of the Pandemic

The Minneapolis-based designer of an ergonomic respirator mask was struggling to find a market—and then COVID-19 hit
Better Place Forests’ “living cemetery” is also a roundabout means of environmental conservation.

Minnesota’s First Conservation Memorial Forest is in the St. Croix River Valley

Better Place Forests forgoes urban headstones for trees for a new way to scatter a loved one’s ashes that’s better for the environment

Downtown Minneapolis Is Still Holding On

How COVID-19’s impact on the city’s central business district has bruised some, broken others, and affected the whole region

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Octavia Smith

The Minnesota Freedom Fund board president saw rapid and exponential growth amidst a trying 2020
Vice President, Minneapolis City Council

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Andrea Jenkins

The Vice President of the Minneapolis City Council can feel the world’s weight on her shoulders
Courtesy of Cardiomelon

This App Sharpens Your Mind by Working Your Body

Cardiomelon quizzes you while guiding you through a workout, for potentially better cognitive gains