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Harvest report: We got the beets – and the corn and soybeans, too

It’s the most important time of year for Minnesota farmers, who are spending long days in the fields. Ideal weather conditions this spring and summer are allowing farmers to harvest plentiful...

October 11, 2015

How could La Belle Vie – the 'most important' restaurant in Mpls – be closing?

With an award-winning chef, accolades aplenty, and a reputation as the “most important restaurant in Minneapolis,” La Belle Vie was supposed to stay open forever. Instead, it will be...

October 08, 2015

$1 million grant to launch food trucks (for the needy) across Minnesota

Food trucks are an increasingly popular way for restaurateurs to serve their customers these days, but could that same business model work for food banks who serve the needy? Things could be going...

October 08, 2015


Cargill Reports Uneven Performance In First Quarter

The Wayzata agribusiness company reported a 20 percent profit increase, but its revenue fell by over $5 billion for its fiscal first quarter of 2016.

October 07, 2015

The Pacific trade pact and what it means for MN businesses, workers

Minnesota businesses, workers, and elected officials are all working to learn more about the massive Pacific trade agreement reached by negotiators from 12 countries Monday. The Trans Pacific...

October 05, 2015

Cheerios recall: Some boxes, labeled gluten free, may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling nearly two million boxes of Cheerios because the cereal was labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat. The Minnesota-based company announced the voluntary recall...

October 05, 2015

Soon-to-open Co-op at center of gentrification debate in south Minneapolis

The arrival of a store selling fresh produce and groceries in south Minneapolis has proven more controversial than expected – because of concerns about gentrification. The Seward Community Co-op...

October 03, 2015

Fair scheduling debate heats up, splits opinion among Minneapolis restaurants

Trouble is brewing in the Minneapolis small business community, as proposed changes to workplace pay and scheduling being considered are leaving a sour taste in some mouths. Opinion appears to be...

October 01, 2015

Petition says Yoplait cups can kill animals, urges General Mills to change them

There’s a renewed effort to get General Mills to change its Yoplait yogurt cups that one group says takes animals’ lives. More than 100,000 people have signed a Care 2 petition asking...

October 01, 2015

The Twin Cities' favorite foodie Andrew Zimmern gets another TV show

Andrew Zimmern, the popular chef and host of “Bizarre Foods” on the Travel Channel, will continue his globe-trotting ways on a second show that will begin airing on the cable network...

October 01, 2015

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