• Artisan Naan Bakery: Bringing a More Sustainable Bread to Your Table

    Tahir Sandhu and Gwen Williams of St. Cloud, Minnesota’s Artisan Naan Bakery found that the easiest way to eat the naan and other flatbreads they enjoyed was to make it themselves.  “We started the bakery for purely selfish reasons,” laughed Gwen. “My husband was quite dissatisfied, and had been for years, with the frozen naan, roti and pita that we found in stores.” 

  • Meet the Minnesota Makers Hits the Road: Let’s Go To Winona!

    Winona, the Miami of Minnesota, is just far enough away from the Twin Cities to feel special, but close enough to make for an easy weekend escape

  • Chocolate Joy for Everyone: Curly Girlz Candy’s Sugar Free Delights

    Paula Even Trenda of Curly Girlz Candy is a self-declared chocolate person.  Curly Girlz Candy was born from Paula’s love for creating recipes and sharing the joy of handmade treats with other people.

  • From Kitchen Saucepan to Main Street Tasting Room: Sweet Haven Tonics’ Elevated Cocktail Adventure

    Leah Treleven of Sweet Haven Tonics in New Ulm used to think of herself as a cautious person. “I became a teacher in part because my parents had been teachers. I knew the path. I knew where it was going. It felt very comfortable.”

  • 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.