Monthly Archives: April 2014

A World Food View

Minnesota farmers are among the world’s best at producing food. Whether it’s for people or animals, the state’s farmers are feeding hungry mouths the world over. In 1960, the average American farmer produced enough food for 25 people. Today, thanks … Continue reading

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Soil in a Jar

Most of the foods we eat are grown in soil across the planet. These soils differ a great deal due to the rocks that eroded to create it, the temperate and temperature changes that occurred as it developed, rain fall … Continue reading

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Oink Outings MN

The snow has melted and spring is in the air which means it is time for Oink Outings to begin again. Oink Outings are events that are hosted at farmers markets and at zoos around the Twin Cities. These events … Continue reading

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Easy Springtime Egg Recipes

Spring has sprung – finally! – and this always gets us thinking about spring-time uses for eggs. A couple of really easy and quick ideas come to mind – including egg salad and, a perennial favorite, deviled eggs. Recipes like … Continue reading

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Get Your Spring On: Lemon Cream Pie

Could Minnesota finally be climbing out of the deep and dark hole that was winter? While April may still bring snow, it’s time for us to banish cold-weather thoughts. It’s time for spring. No matter what Mother Nature throws our … Continue reading

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