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Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom, the annual celebration of art and flowers at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts is happening April 25 through April 28, so that must really mean spring is here, right? The four-day event, which is free and open to the public, exhibits imaginative floral interpretations of select works  from the museum’s permanent collect, […]

CSA Fair at Seward Co-op

CSA Fair at Seward Co-op

Yes, we realize there is a Winter Storm Warning knocking at our door, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t start thinking about and planning for summer. After all, the temps will rise, the humidity will set in, and this winter will be a distant memory, right? CSAs, or Community-Supported Agriculture, have grown in popularity in […]

Reusable Bag Design Contest

Reusable Bag Design Contest

Know any high school artists? Do they live in Hennepin or Anoka counties? If so, you need to let them know what the Minneapolis Farmers Market is doing in conjunction with Country Financial. They are inviting all high school students in Hennepin and Anoka counties – kids in grades 9-12 – to enter a contest […]

Pick 3 Events March 29 – 31

Pick 3 Events March 29 – 31

It’s the last weekend in March, spring is on our doorstep, and all is looking good for the weekend. On Saturday, there is the kick-off ride for 30 Days of Biking, plus lots of Egg Hunts and Bunny Parties at parks throughout Minneapolis. Of course on Sunday, Easter Brunch will be in full force. But we […]

Turn Off The Lights For Earth Hour

Turn Off The Lights For Earth Hour

You’ve heard of Earth Day, which is observed on April 22 each year, but have you ever heard of Earth Hour? Earth Hour originated in Sydney, Australia in 2007 and has since grown into a global movement. Last year, people in 152 countries on all seven continents participated, including many folks right here in Minneapolis. […]

Get Your Farmers Market Fix

Get Your Farmers Market Fix

Who says farmers markets have to take place only in the warmer months? Granted, it’s much more agreeable to peruse the assortment of fruits, vegetables and goods when the temperature is comfortable and one can take their time, sipping on some coffee as they causally stroll from vendor to vendor. And so, because of this, […]