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Landgrab

Nicola Twiley of Ediblegeography, hosts a thrilling conversation about of global food crisis and how some urban thought leadership, similar to what we have been researching at TCGMN, may have to offer, in terms of a solution.


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The “New, New Urbanism”

Recently, our innovation squadron has been focusing energy toward the future health and vitality of our cities. We see this as an attempt to solve global problems at local levels. This work has allowed us to make a foray into urban agriculture, creating Minnesota’s first rooftop farming company, Cornerstone Rooftop Farms. Our first farm, located [...]


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Greensgrow Market

We need to start looking at our cities and how we go about using land and collaborating with owners and users alike in order to take sustainability to a real, meaningful level.


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Bombs Away!

Greenaid’s seed bomb gumball machines are beginning to pop up all over The West Coast. Not long before we start seeing them in our new urban ag plan here in MSP!


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Simple Good and Tasty on Cornerstone Rooftop Farms

Our friends at Simple Good and Tasty wrote a great piece that covers a lot of ‘ground’ on “Kensington”, Minnesota’s first rooftop farm. Be sure to check out their Huffington Post article too!


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Farm to Table, to Phone

How our digital lifestyles and our eating habits have collided. Taking pictures of almost everything we eat.


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Ben on FRESH the Movie Panel at Lucia’s

Ben Hertz, our director of innovation and sustainability, discussing the first harvest crop lineup that Lucia’s Restaurant (Proprietress, Lucia Watson pictured) Our very own Ben Hertz sits on FRESH the Movie, local food panel at Lucia’s Restaurant. Read some of the coverage from our friends at LoveFeast Table. “These rooftop farms show the possibilities of [...]