All Vegan Butcher Shop Coming to Minneapolis and Beyond


Imagine a world in which you can walk into a butcher shop and pick up fresh teriyaki jerky, smoky ribs, pepperoni, Italian sausage, smoked cheeses, and more… and it’s all Read More The post All Vegan Butcher Shop Coming to Minneapolis and Beyond appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Siblings Open World’s First Vegan Butcher Shop in Minneapolis


Minneapolis is about to be home to what sounds like an oxymoron: the world’s first vegan butcher shop. The Herbivorous Butcher, which is set to open this Saturday, is the brainchild Read More The post Siblings Open World’s First Vegan Butcher Shop in Minneapolis appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Elephant Academy’s Director Talks Sunday Mornings in Minneapolis & her Weekly Pancake Fix.

Elephant Journal

Get a peek at Minneapolis with Elephant Academy Director, Molly as she talks about her Sunday mornings, her weekly {vegan} pancake fix, and gives you a view of her neighborhood. Find out more about the Academy: How do you apply? Simple. Your application is waiting for you: Apply with a partner-in-crime and save yourselves […].

Chewbacca Mom Sings: A Call for a Better Place.

Elephant Journal

The updates I received went from uplifting and positive to downright frightening.

2016 83

CAT Chewbacca Mom Sings: A Call for a Better Place.

Elephant Journal

The updates I received went from uplifting and positive to downright frightening.

2016 53

Daily Demand and Supply: Marginal Cost Pricing

Environmental Economics

Traveling to Minneapolis yesterday and today. Upon arriving in Minneapolis yesterday, and not knowing much about the city, I took a cab to my hotel. Price $40.05 plus tip. Upon leaving this afternoon I noticed a light rail running through the city.

2012 190

New study says Rotterdam is one of the dirtiest cities in the world

Green Blog

According to the study the top 9 "dirtiest" cities in the world are: (1) Rotterdam in the Netherlands with 29,8 tonnes per capita, (2) Austin in USA with 24 tonnes, (3) Denver in USA with 21,5 tonnes, (4) Washington DC in USA with 20 tonnes, (5) Minneapolis in USA with 18 tonnes, (6) Calgary in Canada with 18 tonnes, (7) Menlo Park in USA with 16 tonnes, (8) Dallas in USA with 15 tonnes and (9) Stuttgart in Germany with 12 tonnes per capita.

Tornado Takes Toll on Wildlife

10,000 Birds

Birdchick has the sad tale of the destruction of a Minneapolis heronry. Though we obviously recognize that extreme weather causes death and destruction to humans we shouldn’t overlook the damage that it can do to wildlife as well. Asides

“I Love Starting the day with a Badass Sky.”

Elephant Journal

View this post on Instagram "Starting out the morning like…" #sunrise #herwords #inthecity #minneapolis #coffeewithher #goodmorning #mmmcoffee #minnstagramers #igersminnesota #midwestmoment #midwestlife #capturemn #onlyinmn #instamoment #instagood #instamood #lifeisgood #sunrises #sunriseporn #sunrisesofinstagram #natureaddict #itsinmynature #citygrammers #cityviews #thatlighttho #thatviewtho #beautiful #minnesotanice #ipulledoverforthis #dang A post shared by Chris (@cmarshall222) on Jan 3, 2019 at 5:55am PST I’m a […]. Blog

Friday beer post: A frothy mug of jobs?

Environmental Economics

Phil Miller: With the stroke of a pen Wednesday morning, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. And it complements Minneapolis’ burgeoning local food economy that is creating new businesses and even more jobs.”.  How many non-locals would have come to Minneapolis anyways?  My guess is that most of the tap room visitors will be folks from the Twin Cities area (not just Minneapolis) who would have spent time in Minneapolis anyways.

2011 133

Fourth Annual Internet Cat Video Festival Breaks Attendance Records


The 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival, hosted by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, went out with a meow! last week.

Things Every Home Owner Should Know About Testing

Elephant Journal

Radon testing in Minneapolis is one of the only ways to know whether your home has high levels of radon or not. However, what exactly is radon and why is it dangerous to health? Radon is a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that is produced by decaying uranium. Radon is found in all soils and […].

Friday beer post

Environmental Economics

This time of year, Minneapolis attorney Kate Bischoff is a busy woman. "I Good advice: Thanksgiving kicks off holiday party season, and at office holiday parties around the country, this means co-workers will make merry and mischief. "I often represent clients who are handling the aftermath of a holiday party when it has gone off the rails," Bischoff says. Bischoff says meting out alcohol at parties using vouchers can limit some liability at the office holiday shindig.

2014 153

Feral Cats in American Cities

10,000 Birds

The other day, Minneapolis, Minnesota passed a feral cat ordinance. Let’s start with Minneapolis, because that is what sparked my interest. From the Star Tribune : Feral cats win a round at Minneapolis City Hall. … The ordinance would allow Minneapolis residents to establish cat “colonies” where abandoned and wild cats can be fed but also vaccinated, neutered and identified in an effort to humanely cut their population and control disease.

2013 204

Crow Roosts

10,000 Birds

We have a large crow roost in downtown Minneapolis it takes forever for them to finally settle into sleep. Have you ever gone to look for a American Crow roost in the United States? In winter, crows gather by the thousands for form large roosts and sleep in the winter time.

2012 219

KEEN Kicks Off a Recess Revolution

Wend Magazine

The tour will move across the country throughout the summer months, making its way from Portland to San Francisco, Minneapolis, Denver and D.C.

2011 198

As I lay blogging

Environmental Economics

Even if those parents worked from home, they might not have been as productive, said Tony Madden, regional economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.

2014 180

Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

10,000 Birds

Others may be perfect for a free morning on a business trip to Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, or Las Vegas. There are more than 550 national wildlife refuges in the United States, with at least one in every state and one within an hour drive of almost every major American city.

Vegan Butcher Shop to be featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives


His iconic 1967 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible visited the Minneapolis hot spot which has seen tons of media attention since opening. The Herbivorous Butcher has made it on to the popular Food Network travel show Diners, Drive ins, and Dives.

2016 83

Not to brag, but "13 out of 13"

Environmental Economics

Phil Miller: Here' s a short - 13 questions - economic literacy quiz produced by the Minneapolis Fed.  It's from 1998 but the questions are still relavant.  Bonus:  there's even a sports economics question.  How did you do?   How do you stack up against others ? via Click on the "stack up against others" link to see how a national sample of the general public did in 1998.

2011 122

Burial Beer Co.: Blade & Sheath

10,000 Birds

Blade & Sheath is the first beer by Burial I’ve reviewed for 10,000 Birds, but it’s not likely to be the last: their can-only offerings often feature birds thanks to the garish designs of their exclusive house artist, David Paul Seymour of Minneapolis.

2017 182

These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers

Green (Living) Review

The intersection of Central and Lowry Avenues in northeast Minneapolis is bustling. Though the model is new and small, it holds outsize potential for the many neighborhoods whose downtowns are controlled by faraway landlords or retail chains.

2017 138

How Neighbors Turned Unused Buildings into a Thriving Community Hub

Green (Living) Review

After years of brewing at home, Evan Sallee and his partners at Fair State Brewing, Minnesota's first consumer-owned beer cooperative, were finally ready to open a taproom in Minneapolis.

2017 138

Storm Damage and Birds

10,000 Birds

In June, storms hit Minneapolis very hard. On my way, I managed to flag down a Minneapolis Park and Recreation truck. I am fluent in bird. I can tell what bird territory boundaries are in my neighborhood or when an American Robin has spotted a bird eating hawk and when House Sparrows are agitated by Blue Jays are raiding their nests. I can even tell when a bird needs serious help. Some friends had come by to help me lift my window unit air conditioner into my window.

2013 201

Dispatch From A Post-Carbon World: Planting The Seeds For A More Resilient Future

Green (Living) Review

Whenever I buy grapes imported from Chile, fill my gas tank with fuel sourced in the Persian Gulf, or select underwear made in Thailand at a department store headquartered in Minneapolis, I can’t help but wonder how much longer we can all go on like this.

Hey,, it isn't hard to adjust for inflation!

Environmental Economics

Using the top 30 costliest hurricanes ( Table 3a ) and the Minneapolis Fed's inflation adjustment calculator , I was able to do the calcutions in less than 10 minutes (including correction of a mistake or two).

2011 169

Most Bike Friendly Cities

The Go Green Blog

Chicago is quickly becoming one of the greenest cities in the US, however, it still has a little ways to go when it comes to being one of the most bike friendly cities in the US.

Hey, Who You Callin’ a Weed?

Green Home Blog

Dunsmoor is quoted as saying that his mother loved dandelion greens so much that – arriving in what would later become Minneapolis, Minnesota – she saw no dandelions and so sent “back East” to Maine for a packet of seed. Hey, Who You Callin’ a Weed?

2013 142

Hilton Hotels to Share Food Waste in Hungry Egypt

Green Prophet

Chicago, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Orlando and Kansas City in the United States. Hilton Worldwide has launched a pilot program to distribute surplus food to community organizations that feed the poor in Egypt.

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Just In Time for Christmas

Green Home Blog

of 1981, a blanket of heavy, wet snow more than a foot deep was responsible for the collapse of the Minneapolis Metrodome’s roof. Just In Time for Christmas. … It’s still green here in the Upper Midwest, and natives are starting to grouse about the lack of snow.

2012 142

Top Ten Travel Tips Keep Holidays Safe

Green Home Blog

Is it Minneapolis? Top Ten Travel Tips Keep Holidays Safe. Fly stress free Some of us are the designated “go to” family members who yearly put on a spread for Thanksgiving or Christmas, or both (groan).

2012 142

Soda Bottle Bird Feeder from Lakeland – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Minneapolis, MN Imported into the UK by Lakeland Ltd, Cumbria Lakeland Ref 51368 I must say that I do love those little devices of one kind or other that then turn those otherwise horrible plastic (Soda) bottles into something useful and usable and the Soda Bottle Bird Feeder is no exception here.

2010 130

Printing an electric car on the world’s largest 3D printer

Green Prophet

Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, is a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions. While online hightech companies might seem to be on the money, investors are hungry for new advances in physical products.

2014 114

Is Jon Stewart finally going vegan?!


The Herbivorous Butcher, the Minneapolis, Minnesota based vegan butcher making headlines all winter, published a photo of Stewart sampling some of their fine goods, with the following comment on their Facebook: . Is it FINALLY happening?!

2016 70

Embracing Your Future: Natural Swimming Pools

The Alien Next Door

The first public NSP in North America was built in 2014 by BioNova in Webber Park , Minneapolis. NSP-Ecohome You step out of your Point Grey house and stroll down to the Hydrogenase Hub at Kits Beach in Vancouver.

2014 202

KidWind Provides A Hands-On Renewable Energy Course

Green Living Ideas

I’ve been passionate about educational programs for sustainability from sustainablog’s earliest days, so I wasn’t surprised at all to discover that I’d written about Minneapolis-based educational company….

Hate Negative Campaigns?

Sightline Daily

Indeed, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, running in a ranked-choice system, explicitly asked voters who preferred another candidate to make her their second or third choice. Original Sightline Institute graphic, available under our free use policy.

2015 113

What Are Food Trucks Impact On the Environment, Neighborhoods

Green Home Blog

In Minneapolis (Minn.) Food trucks, more commonly known as food carts, are mobile units that sell food, usually a particular kind of food like hot dogs, pizza, or Tex/Mex.

Made in France: Létol Organic Scarves Have That Je Ne Sais Quoi!

Eco Chic

– Key north boutique (Minneapolis, MN). A gorgeous turban look at The Retreat Costa Rica with my Létol scarf! .

Green Your Halloween with National Costume Swap Day

The Green Samaritan

This year, official Green Halloween events will be held in almost 20 cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Austin, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Seattle and Phoenix.

2010 187

Public Transit Is a Deciding Factor for Millennials in the Workforce

Green (Living) Review

The survey covered three cities with mature transit systems: Chicago, San Francisco and New York; four cities where transit networks are growing: Minneapolis, Denver, Charlotte and Los Angeles; and three cities making plans to grow their systems: Nashville, Indianapolis and Tampa-St.

The 20th Anniversary of the Environmental Justice Executive Order

Sierra Club Compass

EJCP has worked closely with communities in: Appalachia, Detroit, El Paso, Flagstaff, Memphis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Puerto Rico and Washington DC.

Is Green Infrastructure Doomed to Underinvestment, Just Like Our Grey Infrastructure?

Nature Conservancy - Science

On August 1, 2007, the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge suddenly collapsed, killing 13 people and injuring 145. If you’ve seen the news, you’ve probably noticed that the United States’ infrastructure — roads, bridges, water pipes — is in crisis.

2016 83