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Backyard composting — an easy way to turn food waste into a natural resource

Backyard composting — an easy way to turn food waste into a natural resource

Aug. 12 | We hear about composting a lot but often it seems like a complex task only for experienced gardeners. What really is composting and how can it be more accessible? Michael Chaney, founder of Project Sweetie Pie, can often be found on the organization’s...

Project Sweetie Pie cultivates an urban farm movement

Project Sweetie Pie cultivates an urban farm movement

May. 8 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It’s a tough call as to whether Project Sweetie Pie (www.projectsweetie.org) is the proverbial idea whose time has come or if its founder/director, irresistible force Michael Chaney, has brought his...

Can foreign investors rescue North Minneapolis?

Can foreign investors rescue North Minneapolis?

Nov. 6 | New proposal would match Asian employers with Black workforce   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Is foreign investment the key to economic development in North Minneapolis? The jointly created Twin Cities Regional Center (TCRC) by Asian Media...

Environmental activist uses urban farming to build self-worth

Environmental activist uses urban farming to build self-worth

Oct. 3 |   Award recognizes Michael Chaney’s under-the-radar organizing work     By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Encouraging and empowering urban youth to entrepreneurship: That’s what Michael Chaney does, and he’s been pretty good...

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Project Sweetie Pie: Teens get fresh food in North Minneapolis

Aug. 7 |     By Stephanie Fox Contributing Writer   It began in 2010, with sweet potato pies and a new idea. The new idea was to create sustainable agriculture in the heart of the city, letting kids learn to grow vegetables and then (the new...

Spirit of volunteerism at the SMSC

Spirit of volunteerism at the SMSC

Jul. 24 |     Volunteerism is more than just a concept at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC). John Vig, Sr., an SMSC member, is demonstrating the importance of volunteering through a longtime friendship with SMSC Gaming Enterprise team...

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Conference brings Black environmental thought to Twin Cities

Sep. 26 | Everyday Black folks missing from the eco-dialogue By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Tuskegee University hosted the first-ever Black Environmental Thought (BET) conference in 2007. The University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Center hosted...
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