The formulas that determine how aid is distributed have become “outdated and upside-down,” says Sen. Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino-Lakes.
An attempt to tweak Minnesota’s new teacher licensure system reveals a rift over how much value to place on formal teacher preparation programs versus alternative routes to becoming a teacher.
Sharon Richards-Noel, a chef, caterer, and owner of West Indies Soul Food Truck, is developing new recipes that will debut in April.
Diversity trainer Eddie Moore will speak from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center.
The push to address the issue of mental health, in particular, has been infused with a sense of urgency after lawmakers in St. Paul recently learned of two farmer suicides.
It’s a question counties and townships across Minnesota have explored. Some have opted to enact some kind of local ordinance to give them control over livestock operations that continue to grow larger as the total number of farms shrinks.
The fact that the plan even mentions food policy was seen as a victory in the eyes of food policy pros around the metro.
The Food Innovation Team is an eight-member group that includes two more food system advocates, as well as representatives from the state health and agriculture agencies and a couple people from county health departments.
Dave Colling takes the helm at Frogtown Farm – a 5.5-acre nonprofit urban farm in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood – as it enters a new phase.
Del Campo Chacon’s eviction fight — part of a larger struggle among a group of families living in five Frenz properties on the same block — is a new chapter in a long story, one that includes allegations of fraud, unsanitary conditions, rent strikes and city intervention.
Advocates want a state-level position supporting districts’ efforts to use local food in the cafeteria, as well as more funding for equipment.
After decades of working with backyard growers and amassing a collection of plant material, the University of Minnesota is investigating the possibility of producing kiwi berries at a commercial level in Minnesota.
In St. Paul, tech entrepreneurs shared their big plans to “disrupt” the food system. A day later in Minneapolis, farmers painted a darker picture.
It’s the first time Minnesota has allocated money specifically for urban agriculture.
Efforts on the international stage by Minnesota food and agriculture companies play an integral role in addressing food insecurity, said David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme.
As the debate around the city’s housing crisis takes center stage, the organization sees an opportunity to elevate their crusade for better living conditions and landlord accountability.
With help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state’s garlic growers have embarked on an effort to see if Minnesota garlic can become a full-fledged industry.
The 5.5-acre farm was started in 2013 by Trust for Public Land, the City of St. Paul and the Wilder Foundation.
Everyone had a story about subpar living conditions. Still, they all want to stay.