Posts Tagged: food

Ringing up a Healthier Food System

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As we’ve said in this blog before, a conversation with Ken Meter of the Crossroads Resource Center is always an enlightening experience. His economic analyses of food and farming systems here in Minnesota and across the country have provided some real eye-opening insights into just how dysfunctional our corn-bean-feedlot machine is. Most recently, he’s taken… Read more »

Farm-to-School: The Next Big Thing?

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At the state meeting of the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota last Saturday, farmer Greg Reynolds opened his presentation on selling food to the Hopkins School District with a simple assessment: “I think it’s the next big thing.” Listen to Reynolds’ presentation on LSP’s podcast (episode 76) and it will become clear why the farmer… Read more »