Resilience thrives on urban farming in Minneapolis

Alex V. Sipol In a North Minneapolis community garden, a monarch rests against a backdrop of plants and rocks. On a recent summer afternoon, a Monarch butterfly sits on an orange zinnia in North Minneapolis. The monarch – now an endangered species – is joined by crickets, bumble bees and other pollinators, vines heavy with … Read more

Walter Hood Pages for Mysterious Landscapes of Past and Future

As chronic diseases grow and exercise among Americans dwindles, it is clear that the physical condition of a community has an impact on the health and well-being of its residents. Studies show that life expectancy and quality of life are closely linked to social and built-up environments. We do not need research to determine whether … Read more