with Kirsten Grohovsky … Growing up around the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, I saw people taking a pharmacy of medications every day. This was not something I wanted for myself. Although I tried my hand at many professions, from artist to photographer to social worker, I finally landed on herbalist in 2006. Herbalism was a way […]
In high school, Alise Sjostrom had a dream. A dream that one day, she would open her own creamery and devote her life to making cheese. Now, that dream has come true thanks to her talent, family, a little luck, and love of cheese.
A Trifecta of Minnesota Outdoor Fun by KARA LARSON Featured in Make It Minnesota’s Spring 2015 issue. A connection to nature is a beautiful thing. Jim Bergquist, owner of Wind, Water, & Wheels, aims to provide an exciting way to experience this beauty right in Crosslake, Minnesota. Jim grew up in south Minneapolis, but he […]
By Keri Langhorst Featured in Make It Minnesota’s Winter 2014 issue. Hinkemeyer Tree Farm, nestled in central Minnesota, is a small business dedicated to providing a warm holiday experience as well as quality Christmas trees and wreaths to consumers. Randy and Cheryl Thiele are the owners, and they purchased the family business in 2013 from […]
By Leah Matzke Featured in Make It Minnesota’s Fall 2014 issue. This business is sweeter than honey – well, sweet as honey because honey is their business. Papa Bear Apiaries is operated by four partners, Jeff Lueck, Dale Lueck, Ken Lueck, and Tim Hoeft. Partner Jeff Lueck says they all share the workload and have […]