Kate Gens

Conscientious Consumerism

Spending for Change

Pepperdine University defines Conscientious Consumerism as buying practices driven by a commitment to making purchasing decisions that have a positive social, economic, and environmental impact. SENA is launching a series of local business profiles that identify opportunities for you to practice conscientious consumerism right here in our neighborhoods.

The Black Radish

Our neighbors, our food, our community

The Black Radish Project is an Artist-led Urban farm initiative and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) in the heart of South Minneapolis. The Black Radish works with and within the local community to convert ornamental lawns or unused private spaces into lush, food producing gardens. We then plant, maintain and harvest these spaces giving the homeowner…