“Eating is inescapably an agricultural act, and how we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used.” — Wendell Berry If you are what you eat, then the supporters who joined us during our Dine for Climate series directly engaged in solutions to climate change. Our four-restaurant series connected the dots between […]
Logan Reider is a student at the University of Minnesota, and served as an intern for Climate Generation, through the HECUA (Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs) program, during the fall of 2018. As a young child in Minnesota, I enjoyed playing outside but didn’t always feel the deep connection to the outdoors that many […]
Jim Gilbert’s Nature Notes are heard on WCCO Radio beginning at 7:10 a.m. each Sunday morning. His outdoor observations and the phenology notes he collects from a network of observers across Minnesota and western Wisconsin are used for the radio broadcasts and have been part of the Minnesota Weatherguide Environment Calendars since 1977. Jim is […]
Jerry and Sue Untiedt’s farming adventure began in 1971, when, after college they moved west to Waverly, Minnesota. They purchased a small piece of farmland and established Untiedt’s Vegetable Farm. Jerry recognized the ramifications of climate change long ago and reacted by changing farming practices and adopting new technologies, specifically “high tunnel production”, which has […]
Valerie was a featured storyteller at the Climate Conversation at Gale Woods Farm in November of 2018 in partnership with Climate Generation and Three Rivers Park District. Like most people, I was overwhelmed when I learned about climate change…and how it has and will affect things that I love. I recall experiencing this deeply for […]
This morning, the exhaustion really hit me hard. I missed my alarm, and when I did wake up about half an hour later it was struggle to get out of bed. Luckily, a quick breakfast on the subway over to COP kept me on schedule. The first conference that I wanted to attend was called […]
Sunday, October 4, I reached the end of a winding dirt road where the Growing Power Deep Winter Farming workshop would begin. I still wasn’t sure what to expect and if I would benefit from what I learned that day. In any case, from the moment we arrived at the Women’s Environmental Institute (WEI) farm, […]
Todd Churchill, President and Owner of Thousand Hills Cattle Company shares his thoughts with farmers concerned about rising fuel prices.