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By LINDSEY FENNER Bring Her Home, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Documentary Airing on PBS: The documentary, directed by Leya Hale (Dakota/Diné) and produced by Sergio Rapu (Rapanui), follows three indigenous women: artist and All My Relations Gallery Director Angela Two Stars, activist Mysti Babineau, and U.S. Rep. Ruth Buffalo, as they fight to vindicate and honor their missing and murdered relatives who have fallen victims to a growing epidemic across Indian country.  Airing on Twin Cities Public Television Channel TPT 2 Monday, Mar 21 at 8pm or streaming at https://www.tpt.org/bring-her-home/ Pillsbury House Launches Documenters, A New Civic Reporting Project: The Documenters project was first developed in Chicago by City Bureau, a local media non-profit with a goal of making journalism more democratic and public meetings more accessible. Documenters trains and pays community members to attend public meetings, take and share notes, and gather related public documents. Minneapolis joins other Documenters networks in Cleveland, Detroit, and Chicago. Find Minneapolis Documenters information here: https://minneapolis.documenters.org/ Hennepin County Workers Cancel Strike, Approve New Contract: Thirty-five hundred Hennepin County workers represented by AFSCME Locals 34 and 2822 voted to accept a new contract offer from Hennepin County in February. Workers, including human services workers and clerical workers, had been planning on going on strike at the beginning of February unless a last minute agreement could be made. The new offer from the County cleared “negative leave balances” that workers might have accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, County workers who didn’t have enough paid leave to cover COVID-related time off could go into a leave debt that would need to be repaid if they left employment with the County.  Free Home Weatherization Classes Through Rethos and Hennepin County: Workshops will teach [...]

Last Free Edible Boulevards Cooking Class of the Winter

Last Free Edible Boulevards Cooking Class of the Winter

By Michelle Shaw Photo credit: Srjenkins CC by-SA 3.0 Join Minneapolis Edible Boulevards on February 19 from 11:30AM-1:00PM (note the change in time) for our last free cooking class of the winter on Zoom! You buy the groceries and cook from your own kitchen; we'll provide the instruction from Kelly Shay of Harmonious World. In January, we made Hoppin' John, a Southern dish that's traditionally served on New Year's Day to bring prosperity and good fortune for the year ahead.  You can go to our Facebook page to find the registration link for our event. If you're not on Facebook, please reach out at minneapolisedibleboulevards@gmail.com for the registration link. We can't wait to cook with you! 

Cooking From Your Garden with Kelly Shay

Cooking From Your Garden with Kelly Shay

by Michelle Shaw Join us for our next Edible Boulevards cooking class on Thursday, October 28 from 5:00-6:30pm via Zoom! Kelly Shay from Harmonious World will teach us how to make Cozy Autumn Lentil Stew (ingredients list will be posted on our Facebook page a week before the event - purchase ingredients in advance to cook your supper with us that evening). Bring someone into the kitchen with you, or come on your own. The first 5 participants whopre-register from the Southside of Minneapolis by noon on October 24 will get a $10 gift card for the Seward Co-op. Join our Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Facebook group, and scroll down to the October 28 event. There you”™ll find the preregistration for Cooking from Your Garden with Kelly Shay. Please help us spread the word! If you miss out in person, you”™ll be able to watch the recording on our Minneapolis Edible Boulevards Facebook page. If you have any questions, send us a message on our Facebook page. We can”™t wait to cook and grow with you! Photos provided by Edible Boulevards

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