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.
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.
Even if the market for industrial hemp becomes viable, a green revolution isn’t likely to result from mass production of the crop.
It’s the first time Minnesota has allocated money specifically for urban agriculture.
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.
Since 2011, the Hmong American Farmers Association has worked to promote prosperity among Hmong American farmers through both cooperative endeavors and advocacy.
This is an observational study, so it cannot definitely prove that growing up on a farm offers benefits in terms of lowering the risk of allergies and asthma.
When a farmer is thinking about estate planning, it can be a comfort to know there is a way the family’s land can remain active farmland while also benefiting the local community.
This crossroads is specifically at Fletcher Lane and Territorial Road, not far from the Rogers exit on I-94.
Plus: the St. Paul Farmers’ Market sees drop in customers; Medtronic deal frustrates some local investors; and Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell’s bad poetry revealed.
Farmers, environmentalists and entomologists praise Minnesota for spearheading state laws to protect beekeepers and pollinators (bees, ants and bats) from insecticides.