Students in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools will eat lunch food that comes from Minnesota farmers on the first Thursday of every month. School administrators say Minnesota Thursdays stems from the Farm to School programs at both districts.
New designs and local chefs at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport caught the attention of an airport industry group, which named our airport the Best Food & Beverage Program not just in the country, but in all of North America.
This spring, the wet weather really put corn farmers behind schedule. But now locally-grown sweet corn is at the store and the farmers markets, and the overall crop is looking pretty good.