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Local butchers seen as key to bolstering the food supply chain
Dec 15, 2021
The pandemic exposed weakness in the United States’ meat processing infrastructure. Now, there’s interest in boosting capacity at the local level.
Voters in St. Paul, Minnesota, to decide on strict rent control proposal
Oct 27, 2021
If enacted, the proposal would be one of the most aggressive rent control policies in the country, applying to new construction.
Minnesota restaurants prepare for winter as the pandemic drags on
Oct 22, 2021
This summer's patio season gave a boost to many restaurants. Colder weather means new arrangements for outdoor diners.
Pandemic drives backyard ice rink boom
Jan 18, 2021
Families in the Upper Midwest are getting creative as they look for outdoor activities for their kids during the cold winter months.
As cider market grows, a push to appeal to higher-end consumers
Dec 12, 2018
Cider sales in the U.S. have grown over the past decade. But some cider makers say the the market still isn’t valuing their product for what it’s worth.
Farming morels, the pricey gourmet mushrooms, is proving elusive
Jul 10, 2018
Unlike other mushrooms, morels are incredibly difficult to grow. That’s part of the reason why they’re so expensive.
Entrepreneurs starting to see opportunities in other people's food scraps
Feb 12, 2018
The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to keep food waste out of landfills. One entrepreneur in rural New Hampshire is pinning her business to that goal.