• “Globalising Hope” The courageous journey of La Via Campesina

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/globalising-hope-99449833 Patron Jules shared this piece with me this morning, and I share it with all of you here, today, with our goal of getting 29 new members of this Patreon Community on Leap Day, February 29th! Thank you to everyone who is sharing the message, inviting their networks to join them in solidarity, and…

  • Hungarian Mushroom Stew, Spaetzle, and our “Moonshot” goal! “All hands on deck!”

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/hungarian-stew-99232148 (First off, this post is long. A lot of these posts we put up are long. I had a phone conversation with my pops yesterday and we talked about this. How many people have you heard complain that Donald Trump wouldn’t read the dossiers and reports given to him; and that he asked for…

  • Talking Around the Table with Mark! Feat. Jules Schauffler

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/talking-around-98767887 This was an absolutely incredible conversation. If anything, I hope this inspires more and more people to sit with Jules at a Community Dinner or Open Market and continue this conversation. This post is publicly available (no Patreon paywall), and I encourage everyone to share this wherever they can.

  • Talking Around the Table w/Mark! Feat. Meddy Ali!

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/talking-around-w-98324445 This is an incredible conversation with Hamline Midway Coalition board member, local business owner (Doge Pizza), father, partner, entrepreneur, and community builder Ahmed (Meddy) Ali. It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 3 years since I first met Meddy and his brother Said as they began the process of moving into the original…

  • Green Line Direct Outreach Project: The Blueprint.

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/green-line-97834298 This post is not behind any paywall. Please, share it everywhere you can and with everyone you know. Want to get together with your neighbors and make an immediate impact in our communities? Awesome! It is not hard, and is a great way to spend an afternoon getting out into the community and meeting…

  • Talking Around the Table with Mark: featuring Lynne Hinz!

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/talking-around-96504828 This was a fun conversation. Lynne has been there for most of it. Check out what she offers the community here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Majidesigns?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Search_US_DSA_GGL_ENG_Male_Categories_All&utm_ag=Jewelry&utm_custom1=_k_Cj0KCQiAyKurBhD5ARIsALamXaFwsaY3t9kZsHYm1CFx3m34CqegIaV9X2T6jEz89bj8pb_a4pkw3kAaAgjAEALw_wcB_k_&utm_content=go_12734577339_118652349017_544453569559_aud-2007167693509:dsa-45823182430_c_&utm_custom2=12734577339&gad_source=1&gclid=Cj0KCQiAyKurBhD5ARIsALamXaFwsaY3t9kZsHYm1CFx3m34CqegIaV9X2T6jEz89bj8pb_a4pkw3kAaAgjAEALw_wcB Also, here’s the menu for Tuesday’s Community Dinner: Fried Mushroom Rice Creamy Cabbage Garden Salad w/Super Green Ginger Turmeric Dressing Roasted Veg Melon Tart with Baked Banana & Pear Crust Spread the…

  • Talking Around the Table with Mark! Featuring John Marboe.

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/talking-around-97721917 Maximizing the potential of what already is available. That’s the move. The potential in the community: On Tuesday, from 5-7pm, bring in any clothing that you need stitched up, and our friend Bronwyn will be there with the sewing machine humming, and materials and guidance available if you want to stitch something up yourself!…

  • Spread the word!

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/spread-word-95552296 I had an incredible coffee talk with Alex Kollman this morning. We talked about a lot of things: successes, plans for 2024, lessons learned, analysis & analytics, and just some old fashioned scheming. We also discussed that we did not complete our goal of getting 3000 $1 Venmo contributions. So, we launched this on…

  • 15th Anniversary Digital Release of LOUDRAY’s “The Lonesome Road Society”

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/15th-anniversary-95326471 https://melody-garden.bandcamp.com I used to be known as a rowdy, cantankerous banjo player, in a dangerous band called LOUDRAY. Check it out. All proceeds benefit the Open Market Program. Thanks to Alex Kollman over at Resource MPLS for putting this out through his Melody Garden Label. May it bring some joy to you. -Colin

  • It’s Got Good Bones.

    https://www.patreon.com/posts/its-got-good-95114495 Good Bones Life is short, though I keep this from my children. Life is short, and I’ve shortened mine in a thousand delicious, ill-advised ways, a thousand deliciously ill-advised ways ’ll keep from my children. The world is at least fifty percent terrible, and that’s a conservative estimate, though I keep this from my…