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Homegrown Minneapolis Newsletter

2014

City of Minneapolis Lays Groundwork for Sustainable Urban Agriculture, March 5, 2014, Seedstock

Minnesotans Take Threats to Pollinators to Heart, January 25, 2014, Star Tribune

2013

Minneapolis Public Schools celebrate 'Food Day',October 24, 2013, KSTP TV

Market bucks, EBT purchases make Farmers Markets accessible, September 4, 2013, InsightNews.com

Urban beekeeping thriving across Minneapolis, August 5, 2013, Twin Cities Daily Planet

Video of Phillips gardeners - "Planting Health | Sembrando Salud", July 26, 2013

American Bee Journal article on Minneapolis City Hall Bees, June 6, 2013, American Bee Journal News

In Twin Cities, community gardens never sleep, January 29, 2013, Twin Cities Daily Planet

2012

Press clippings:
Harvesting at the Farm Next Door, October 13, 2012, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Neighbors Grow Side by Side, September 18, 2012, Minneapolis Star Tribune

New Rules Would Loosen Soil for Urban Farms, March 22, 2012, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis ordinance now in place that allows more opportunities to grow food (City of Minneapolis, 3/31/2012)

City updates composting law to benefit both gardeners and neighbors (City of Minneapolis, 3/8/2012)

Local Food Resource Hubs memberships now open (City of Minneapolis, 3/2/2012)

2011

Celebrate local food during Food Day Oct. 24 (City of Minneapolis, 10/21/2011)

Members needed for new Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council (City of Minneapolis, 9/26/11)

Innovative program at 6 Minneapolis farmers markets helps low-income Minnesotans eat better, supports Minnesota farmers (City of Minneapolis, 7/13/11)

Minneapolis Launches Local Food Resource Hubs (City of Minneapolis, 4/19/11)

Minneapolis Adopts Urban Agriculture Plan (City of Minneapolis, 4/15/11)

Homegrown Business Development Center Launched in Minneapolis (4/1/11)

2010

Homegrown Minneapolis makes progress on eating local, healthier (City of Minneapolis, 12/13/10)

Mini farmers markets thrive in low-income Minneapolis neighborhoods (MPR NewsQ, 7/10)

Kristen Klingler on EBT at Farmers Markets (“Fresh and Local” AM950, 7/10-Part 1)

Mayor R.T. Rybak Eats Homegrown (City Pages, 6/10)

2009

 “Common Roots Café Teams Up to Teach Local Kids about Healthy Eating” (Heavy Table article, 3/09)

Zero-Waste Farmers Markets: Ideas and Best Practices from Eureka Recycling & Mill City Farmers Market (Eureka Recycling report, 2009)

Last updated Jun 5, 2014