Minnesota Commission on Local Foods

MN Rep. Larry Hosch (DFL endorsed), has introduced H.F. 2075, a bill to appoint a “Minnesota Commission on Local Foods.” The full text of the bill (available below the jump) states that the statewide commission will: …advise  the  governor  and  legislature  regarding  creating  and  sustaining  local  and  regional  food  systems  that  support  small  and  medium […]


Andy’s (Surreal) Garage AKA Mabuhay

Jucy Lucys. Spaghetti and meatballs. Asian buffet. Sunday brunch. Breakfast served all day. Authentic Filipino cuisine. Chicken and Ribs. Wings. Catering. All this… and more… appears to be in store at the old Andy’s Garage location at 1825 University Ave. in St. Paul. The overall thrust of the signage seems to be that Kenny’s Chicken […]


Homegrown Minneapolis: Five Observations

Homegrown Minneapolis is designed as “an initiative to develop recommendations for the City of Minneapolis to improve sales, distribution and consumption of fresh, locally grown foods.” The project is confusing, ambitious, and has the potential to be tremendously important. Structured as a series of advisory committees working in concert with Mayor R.T. Rybak’s office, the […]