• Big Dreams and Microgreens: Zumbrota’s The Greensted’s Regenerative Community Project

    Dean and Jayne Bredlau have built a regenerative space—both for agriculture and their community—on a tranquil hilltop in Zumbrota, Minnesota. Discover the inspiration and mission of The Greensted and the Greensted Farm store.

  • The Argyle Moose: Creating Community Space in Hugo

    Visit the Argyle Moose--an artisan store in Hugo, Minnesota that carries products from over 50 local makers. Discover how Celeste Knipping and her family have created a community space--both for makers and shoppers.

  • Smith+Trade Collaborative: A Fresh Celebration of Minnesota Local Artisans

    Kelli Kaufer and Mina Carlson of Stillwater’s Smith+Trade Mercantile and the new Smith+Trade Collaborative exude an [...]

  • The Lavender Barnyard: Historic Farm Blooms Again

    Marie Schuhwerck never anticipated being a lavender farmer. She now manages over 300 plants, organizes farm tours, curates lavender self-care products, and is about to open an on-site store with other local makers.

  • Hayley Matthews-Jones of Minneapolis Craft Market, Minneapolis Vintage Market and The Get Down Coffee Co

    Hayley Matthews-Jones thrives on the energy she gets from project planning and connecting people. This work [...]

  • Masterpiece Chocolates Creates Edible Works of Art

    A former auto parts store off Kenwood Drive in Lakeville is now an oasis for hand-crafted truffles made with locally-sourced ingredients from owners Dale and Linda Lokkesmoe’s extensive garden as well as local farmers markets.