Sue Zelickson takes her seat at the picnic table to share her memories from Lake Nokomis to eating watermelons at the University of Wisconsin; and yes, they include spitting the watermelon seeds!Read More
Every day I’m supremely thankful for the band of merry and very diverse friendships I have in my life. My friend who lives in Denver and I hit the Coors Brewing tour and enjoyed every second, especially the great beers that were part of the tour experience.Read More
Welcome to August! How did that happen?! Smiles and pleasantries have abounded on the farm lately as we have soaked up this beautiful stretch of classic summer weather. Not too hot, not too windy, not too humid, fewer mosquitoes, and no rain deluge on our harvest days.Read More
It's National Night Out, at the Mill City Farmers Market on Tuesday Night. Celebrate with DIY personal salad dressing to kickstart your picnic or weeknight dinner. Plus, yoga every week at the Commons!Read More
Jonathan Gold's death on July 21st at 57, is a very sad day for everyone who loved his back street restaurant and food truck discoveries. I never had the pleasure of meeting him but in 2007 he won a Pulitzer Prize. He was the only food critic ever awarded this great honor.Read More
Ok. I confess. I’d like to leave my desk and quietly enter a spiritedly dreamy midsummer celebration, with a cast of people I do not know. No, I haven't been drinking. I'm just giving you permission and inspiration to create your own simpler version of a dreamy party table and celebrate your own midsummer, no matter the date!
Laura Frerichs and the Loon Organics team has a continued abundance of tomatoes and the first ripening of the sweet and hot peppers, which led to visions of fresh salsa in our minds.Read More
Yes you can find veggies and fruits, music, cooking demos from over 60 local food vendors at the Mill City Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 am - 1 pm. But get this extra bonus before they're gone: Squash blossoms are considered a summer delicacy and make a beautiful edible shell!Read More