We are donating our trailer to the International Indigenous Youth Council at Standing Rock.  Above, is the [formerly Eat for Equity] trailer, in its new home at Oceti Sakowin camp, Standing Rock. Many of you will have been following the Standing Rock water protectors, an Indigenous led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing through […]

Festival Menu

Welcome Snack Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies [V] PB Cookies [GF] Gingersnap Cookies Cheeses, Nettle Pesto [GF], Carrot Harissa Spread [V, GF], Roasted Garlic [V, GF], Crudite [V, GF] Fresh Bread [V] Beverages Make Your Own Soda Bar [Lemon Verbena, Rhubarb, Mint-Lime, Raspberry] Fair State Brewing Cooperative Dinner Rainbow Salad with Golden Dressing [V, GF] Parmesan Grits [GF] BBQ Sea […]

Next E4E Mpls: Saturday, February 27

This month, home is where the heart is. Your supper money will support Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, a nonprofit that supports hunger, homeless, and domestic violence organizations throughout Minnesota. Open Your Heart reaches communities where many traditional funders don’t reach and ensures your donation goes where the need is greatest. They provide funding that helps […]

Sundried Tomato and Chevre Lasagna

We’ve heard reports that this lasagna made some staunch carnivores consider turning vegetarian. Ingredients (serves 8) Bechamel Sauce 8 T unsalted butter 1/4 cup red onions, minced 1/2 cup AP flour 5 cups whole milk 1 1/2 cups chevre 1 tsp ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Tomato Sauce 12 sundried tomatoes 3 T. […]

Standing against racial inequity

Standing for equity also means standing against inequity. Eat For Equity hopes to build a more equitable world, and that means standing against racism at home. We stand in solidarity with our community in demanding justice and answers in the recent shooting death of Jamar Clark. We stand with our neighbors seeking systemic and lasting […]

Pulled Pork

Ingredients (serves 15) 2 T. brown sugar 2 T. kosher salt 2 T. fresh ground black pepper 1 T. paprika 6 lbs. bone-in pork shoulder [butt], skin removed 1/4 cup dijon mustard green onions or chives for garnish Equipment grill, tongs, electric roasters Directions Combine the brown sugar, salt, pepper, and paprika in a small […]

Parmesan Grits

A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet. And whether you call it “polenta” or “grits” [or a name of your own invention], a bowl of creamy, garlicky corn pudding just tastes good. Polenta is an flavorful, creamy base for just about anything – stews, sauces, sauteed vegetables, or our BBQ black eyed […]

Granola Bars

These granola bars can help you power through most anything. The recipe is very adaptive and invites you to play with it. For example, if you love almonds, swap out peanuts for almonds or any other nut.  A chocolate lover? Wait for the goop to cool and add in chocolate chips. Gluten free? Swap out […]

Take Action with Oxfam Advocacy Training

Oxfam America is recruiting volunteer leaders of various ages and professional backgrounds for their free national advocacy training in Washington D.C. April 24-28, 2015 and year of local leadership in 15 US cities (including Minneapolis/St. Paul). They will also provide online training and opportunities to meet others who are active in your city. It’s a […]

Wild Rice Salad

This dish showcases wild rice, or Mahnomin in Ojibwe, a food that is sacred to Native Americans and indigenous to the lakes of northern Minnesota. When buying wild rice in your area, purchase wild harvested, not farmed rice [We love Native Harvest wild rice]. And honor each grain of wild rice by making sure you […]

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