From Pasture to Plate, the Passion of TC Farm

                  It was a July morning, blazing hot already at 8 am. We arrived at TC Farm with grayish blue skies threatening a little rain, the humid fog rising above the dark green pastures. As I opened my car door I was greeted by the sounds and smell … Continued

Veriditas Botanicals | Local Producer Q&A

    Speaking with Melissa Farris, you quickly grasp her passion for her life’s work. Part chemist and herbalist, part innovative business owner, 100% environmentalist, Farris is the founder of Veriditas Botanicals. She’s also the U.S. agent for S.A. Plantes Aromatics du Diois (SAPAD). The largest selling EO cooperative in the world, SAPAD sells over one-third of … Continued

Minnesota Turkeys for Your Thanksgiving Feast

When you talk about Minnesota to your out-of-state friends and family, you probably mention our many beautiful lakes, the cabin life up north, our vibrant Twin Cities arts scene or our amazing restaurants. This November, we think you should add one more impressive Minnesota thing to your list … turkeys. Did you know Minnesota is … Continued

Support Local Farmers: Growing Your Community Roots

Whether they sow acres of corn, tend a plot of tomatoes or graze 40 head of cattle, farmers are in the business of growing our food. Over the past few years, we have been urged to “know our farmer” or “buy local,” sometimes without even understanding why this might really be an important thing to … Continued