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Free Native Pollinator Plants! Plantas Polinizadores Nativas Gratuitos!

Free Native Pollinator Plants! Plantas Polinizadores Nativas Gratuitos!

Corcoran Pollinator Project has free native plants and pollinator gardening resources to share with Phillips residents. For more info check out corcoranpollinatorproject.org or email corcoranpollinatorproject@gmail.com. Corcoran Pollinator Project tiene plantas nativas y recursos de jardinería polinizadores gratuitos para compartir con los [...]

Vote, Then Take a Hike!

Vote, Then Take a Hike!

Vote, Then Take a Hike Part 3 in a series of articles about the 2021 municipal elections, brought to you by the League of Women Voters of Minneapolis When did you last enjoy a park? Did you have a picnic? Did you watch a little league game or take a knitting class? Minneapolis parks offer any activities a creative mind can imagine. The many [...]

Eat Your Leafy Greens!

Eat Your Leafy Greens!

By MARY ELLEN KALUZA Summer is in full swing, and our local farmers markets are bursting with the first produce of the season. For several weeks now, enterprising farmers with hoop houses have been supplying us with breathtaking spinach, stunning kale, lovely arugula, and delicious Hakurei turnips, with their yummy greens (a great [...]

Random alley news

Random alley news

By LINDSEY FENNER City of Minneapolis and Hennepin County make Juneteenth an official holiday: They join a growing number of municipalities making June 19, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, an officially observed holiday. Because Juneteenth falls on a Saturday this year, City and County offices will be closed on [...]

A Closer Look at the Deep Winter Greenhouse going up on 15th Ave.

A Closer Look at the Deep Winter Greenhouse going up on 15th Ave.

By ELIZA SCHOLL, HECUA INTERN WITH TAMALES Y BICICLETAS A mild late fall/early winter allowed Jacqueline Zepeda (Pine and Poplar LLC, https://pineandpoplar.org/ @femmeempowermentproject) and Scheidel (Fireweed Community Woodshop https://www.fireweedwoodshop.org/) to continue work on the ridgebeam. Photo: Jose Luis Villaseñor April: [...]

Neighbors Rally for Environmental Justice in East Phillips

Neighbors Rally for Environmental Justice in East Phillips

By STEVE SANDBERG AND KAREN CLARK, EAST PHILLIPS NEIGHBORHOOD INSTITUTE BOARD MEMBERS (Photo By: MICAH SPIELER-SANDBERG) On Sunday March 7, supporters of the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm Project gathered atop the Greenway bike path‘s Martin Olav Sabo Bridge in East Phillips Neighborhood. Organized with the help of the local chapter of [...]