Long-Lost Apples and Morning Roundup

Mysterious apple varieties are uncovered at a forgotten orchard near Duluth, Mi Sinaloa is coming to the former home of Willy D’s, Rick reports on food trucks, a chance to tour the Grain Belt brewery complex this Wednesday, a look at the U’s Food Science and Nutrition Dairy Salesroom (here’s our report), Bill Roehl reviews […]


eBay Coffee Sales and October 6 Tweet Rodeo

@FACESMearsPark offers a free glass of house wine with appetizer purchase during this weekend’s art crawl, @SovereignGrnds sells bulk Turkish Roast coffee at a discount on @eBay, @Aebleskiver promises bacon ‘skivers at Saturday’s @MCFarmersMkt, @ChefShack1 pulls their donut truck for repair — they won’t be downtown today, and @CameoApples remarks on this year’s employment shortage […]


Minnesota Apple Growers Sue for SweeTangos

A group calling itself “Minnesota Apple Growers for Free Trade” is initiating a lawsuit against the University of Minnesota, Pepin Heights, and other individuals associated with the development of SweeTango apple and the creation of a related license agreement that gives a Pepin Heights-headed cooperative the exclusive rights to commercially produce the apple. For the […]