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  • Local Food

    Find what you crave! This is your source for baked goods, convenience foods, and packaged snacks made in Minnesota.

  • Local Farms

    Want to eat well? Eat local. Explore Minnesota farms that sell directly to consumers through CSAs, markets, and their own stores.

  • Artists, Artisans & Authors

    Meet woodworkers, painters, poets, mixed media artists, and more. Who will be your new favorite?

  • Change Makers

    Discover Minnesota’s leaders who don’t follow business as usual. Be inspired by these forces of good in our community.

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Business Owners

  • How Does Your Garden Grow?: Superior Seed Company Curates Custom Seed Kits

    Jen and Eric are the avid gardeners behind Superior Seed Company, a husband-wife small business based in Hermantown.  Their garden kits set you up with a garden in an envelope. Curated by an experienced mixologist and enthusiastic home cooks, you’ll find unique herbs and vegetables in each of their collections. 

  • Pettit Pastures: Regenerative Agriculture Becomes A Family Farming Tradition

    Pettit Pastures, its people, animals, and plants, demonstrate everyday that agriculture and nature can coexist. Through the practice of regenerative agriculture, the Pettit Family restores a healthy balance to their land while raising premium beef and pork for their community.  

  • Making it Personal: CSAs Nourish Communities Through Foods, Goods, and Local Connections

    Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms and businesses are real life examples of individuals collaborating at the local level to support the common good and build thriving communities. Through the CSA model a farm becomes the community’s farm. 

  • “Love on a Plate”: Ruhland’s Strudel Haus

    “Love on a Plate…” is the Strudel Haus’s slogan. This passion project has become a growing business for Eagan’s Tom Ruhland and his family. Everyone involved literally brings something to the table thanks to the positive energy and creativity that makes this strudel business possible.

  • Mangalitsa Magic: Meet the Stars of Little Curly Pig Farm

    At Little Curly Pig Farm, all sales are direct from the farm. Michelle offers full and half shares as well as individual cuts. Unique items such as bones, heads, organs, and the fat itself are all available. She also sells breeding stock and feeder pigs.

  • Sweet release: Fiddlesticks Bakery makes gluten free taste so good

    Jenny Casper relaunched Fiddlesticks Bakery, her Eagan cottage bakery, in the fall of 2023 with gluten-free celiac-friendly cinnamon rolls.