Local Food

Sam Miltich

As Sam Miltich says, "I've sort of asked myself over the years...what is more important: art and music or the outdoors? And I've come to the conclusion that I can't have one without the other. They're both equally important and they balance the other one out. When one is getting to be a lot, the other one steps in and creates a whole new palette; and then I'm ready for the other side again."

This week editor/publisher Marshall Helmberger uncovers the breakdown in addressing concerns over sexual harassment in the DFL and Congressman Nolan's office, Supper on the Farm in in Cook and the 40th anniversary of the 1978 Wilderness Act that created the Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Local Food: Cheese!

Dec 20, 2017

Wondering what to take to a holiday get-together or what to buy someone who seems to have everything?  How about a great cheese?!  Mackenzie Lindahl, affectionately known around here as the Cheese Queen, is the cheese buyer and perishables manager at Harmony Food Co-0p in Bemidji.

Grant Frashier

Lefse is an important part of many Northland holiday meals and in Fosston, MN Lefse Fest is the traditional holiday kickoff.  Host Grant Frashier trys to find the secret to making good lefse at this fun event.

Warren Alto and Jesse Davis own Trout Lake Garlic, a 4th generation farm in Trout Lake Township, near Grand Rapids. Late fall is planting season for garlic, which sends down roots and then waits until spring to send green shoots through the mulch. Garlic isn't mulched to keep it warm, but to moderate the temperature so the cloves won't succumb to constant freezing and thawing over the winter.

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