Marlise Riffel

IRPS

Should a pasty always contain rutabaga? Marlise Riffel says "Yes!" but qualifies that this is just her opinion. Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability is making 800 pasties for their First Annual Iron Range Pasty Festival on October 5th. Most pasties are a combination of meat and veggies wrapped in a pastry crust, although other types exist.

Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability

A new report released by the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability shows that the potential economic impact of local food in the region is great.

Rutabaga Project

There are probably few places on the planet where the name "rutabaga" really resonates, but according to Rutabaga Project volunteer Marlise Riffel, Minnesota's Iron Range is one of them.