'Northern Voices: Celebrating Ties to Minnesota's Northland,' shares sustainable practices, traditions, and indigenous and ancestral ways of life of Northern Minnesotans. Hosted and produced by Leah Lemm.
Northern Voices made possible in part by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.
Listen to our newest Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund produced series with Leah Lemm.
In this episode she talked with partners Laurie Benge and Brad Jones. Laurie is a public health nurse with Itasca County. Brad is a Natural Resources instructor at Itasca Community College. They live and work on their own farm.
The foods initiative is a few years old, but they already have multiple land plots to farm and garden, they distribute seeds to community members, and they partner with other groups to bring local food practices to more and more people.
Monday mornings at 7:20 we bring you Northern Voices with Leah Lemm.
'Northern Voices: Celebrating Ties to Minnesota's Northland,' shares sustainable, traditional, indigenous, and ancestral practices of Northern Minnesotans. Through these conversations, 'Northern Voices' celebrates the richness of individual, organizational, and communal ways of life within the region.
This week we head to the sugarbush with JoDan Rousu.
On Northern Voices this week Leah Lemm profiles Iron Range Native and Finnish-American musician Sara Pajunen. She is a violinist, composer and sound artist who lives in Duluth. Sara tells us about her Finnish ancestry, and the traditional music that she plays and writes, plus about a project of hers that incorporates family history, landscape and sound. Northern Voices is made possible with funding from the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is an actress, a writer and an entertaining, effervescent storyteller. In addition to the children's novels she writes, Rose also creates and performs something she refers to as interactive fairy tales. Currently on tour sharing her interactive fairy tales at libraries across northern Minnesota, we caught up with her while she was in Grand Rapids. She talked with us about her work and what people can expect at her
Slam storyteller, writer and journalist Ward Rubrecht was the first visiting writer in the Farm by the Lake's Storytelling Series which began yesterday and will continue until late March. Ward spoke on the morning show last week about slam poetry and elements of a good story. He even gave some editing tips. Click on the link for the interview.
The Storytelling Series takes place at the Bagley Public Library with each event beginning at 3pm. Below is a schedule of visiting writers to come: