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Benign neglect yields decent results

  In May, our duo threw some sunflower seeds into a couple neglected concrete planters on Dale & University in St. Paul.  After a summer filled with good intentions and no follow through we figured the plants had withered and … Continue reading

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Between Two Poles

It’s as simple as that.  Send us images of your sunflowers and we’ll post them and thank you for being part of this season’s Sunflower Revolution.  These two lovelies have been saved from mowers, weed whackers, squirrels and the like … Continue reading

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Ephemera

Here’s a few remnants of last week’s Pie Project Fargo, where we served pie and conversation to visitors at The Plains Art Museum. We stenciled the sidewalks of downtown Fargo with a washable spray paint, leading folks from the local … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

serviceberry, rhubarb, cherry, blueberry, strawberry, apricot…these are some of the fruits we’ve been busy transforming into pies for our High Plains friends up in Fargo, North Dakota. Next Thursday, July 16th from 1-5p we’ll be serving pie at The Plains … Continue reading

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real and ideal pies

When the dairy-free Peach Pie recipe from a high-80’s American hippie cookbook instructs to ‘roll out the dough between two sheets of waxed paper to prevent crumbling’ you know you’re in trouble.  Add to that a filling recipe with no … Continue reading

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Test Plot #1 at Silverwood Park

Silverwood Park is an urban art and nature gem tucked in a quiet neighborhood at the crux of 694 & 35W.  It’s also the home of the Sunflower Revolution’s Test Plot #1.  At the end of the parking lot and up … Continue reading

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Seed Hubs along The Green Line! For a limited time only!

Come & get ’em! Free sunflower seeds for you to take and plant in wild urban spaces, rundown places or your own backyard. Pssst.  We may have surpassed our funding goal! For now, we’re keeping our excitement under wraps until … Continue reading

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