Ripe for the Picking

Despite our reputation as a Siberia-like tundra, Minnesota’s climate is ideal for cultivating tomatoes, that much-anticipated highlight of summer eating. With the season in full swing, we asked Ariel Pressman of Seed to Seed Farm to tell us what varieties he’s excited to slice into, from small Possanos to large and lovely heirloom varieties. Look … Continued

Cultivating Community Worldwide

This winter I had the privilege of participating in a life-changing trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. I joined a delegation of Midwestern farmers organized by the Land Stewardship Project and hosted by Witness for Peace — both superb groups if you are looking for great organizations to join and support. It feels like a monumental challenge … Continued