Published quarterly in beautiful print, Make It Minnesota is a thoughtful collection of Northern craft and community. These are the kinds of stories we feature:
Who is behind the scenes making our communities stronger?
From teas to wooden tools to mittens—learn how to make something straight from the maker.
ARTISTS + MAKERS
Featuring the individuals and businesses of Minnesota with a strong emphasis on serving local communities.
LIFE + HOME
Recipes, short essays, poetry—stories on the notion of cultivating a sense of home.
What does it mean to be a placemaker?
NON-PROFITS + CHARITY
Featuring the organizations that provide opportunities and inspire.
FARMERS + GROWERS
Through visiting farms around the state, we aim to shorten the distance from farm to bottle, table, and home.
LOCAL BY LOCAL
A prominent Minnesotan shares his or her favorite products and services from their community.
readers + followers
As we feature makers, small businesses, and innovators from every region of Minnesota, we hope to uncover the hidden cities, creative events, artists & makers, recipes, and beautiful communities lurking in every corner of our Northern state. We are confident that every issue will offer a beautiful amount of depth, vision, as well as the drive to support local businesses.
Featured In the Roots Issue
“Moving up here, I felt all those romantic notions of going back to Duluth and the northwoods and living off the land,” Britta laughs. “A conjuring of home was really stirring inside of me. It set me on an objective to make what I was feeling. I’m not always the best with words, but I can communicate best visually.”
Britta Lynn Kauppila / Read Full Article
Photo by Louisa Marion Photography.
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