Room to Grow

Perfect for those who don’t necessarily consider themselves “gardening-inclined,” but also like to keep live decorations in various parts of the home, succulent plants are generally low-maintenance and come in an array of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Grow them in unique containers—from coffee tins to books or shoes—for eco-themed decor you actually have to put in some effort to…

PIM Cabaret

Students of PIM Arts High School brought us back to 1920’s Berlin through their rendition of Cabaret. Follow PIM events and get more information at

Ladies Night Out for a Cause

“Ladies Night Out for a Cause” was held February 7th at Pipers. Sponsored by LARK (Ladies Acts of Random Kindness) and in support of the EPHS Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Fund, this year’s event raised over $5000. The RAK Fund supports EPHS students who are experiencing a financial crisis.

April 2018 Around Town

Celebrate Arbor Day with a walk around Staring Lake on April 28th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Staring Lake Park. Check out a variety of green-themed vendors and walk to the Outdoor Center for nature activities. Arbor Day Walk and Green Fair will include concessions, family Zumba, free seedlings, live music, native plant vendors, as well as renewable energy…

2018 ZERO 

Just in case you didn't know, there is an electric motorcycle. In just ten short years Zero Motorcycles has hit the national stage. Charge it and go. There are some definite advantages to going electric: no need to visit the gas station, no oil, and no exhaust.  Behind the design of each model is a philosophy of elegant simplicity that keeps…

Eco-friendly Must Haves

Eco-friendly products are constantly being added to the market, it can get confusing choosing which ones we want to purchase to replace our tried and true. We've compiled a few of our favorites that are good for our environment, home, and wallet. Here's our go-to list of eco-friendly products that we love and trust for the spring and upcoming summer months.

Farmer, Philosopher, Foodie

Butch Sprenger’s company, Destiny Homes, has been around for over 40 years, specializing in remodeling houses in Eden Prairie and the west metro. He builds ideal living spaces. For people. Sprenger is currently drawing up plans for his fifth year dedicated to creating habitats for another species. He’s a beekeeper.

April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

One of the best trends to come into play in the last few years has been the "going green" movement. With the shift moving towards sustainability and becoming green we have all been forced to see things in a different (LED and eco-friendly, of course) light. But changing the way we live to be more sustainable can be difficult and overwhelming,…

Growing Your Own Salsa

Enjoy pesticide-free, tasty "backyard to table" salsa by starting your own container garden. Living in Minnesota gives the great opportunity to grow a variety of vegetables over the spring and summer. Tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro are easily grown in small spaces and not difficult to maintain.

The Giving 

 In 2012, something special started growing in Eden Prairie.  The Pax Christi Catholic Community announced a need for volunteers for a new project: the Giving Garden. A community garden entirely run by Eden Prairie locals and parishioners. From seed to harvest, the volunteers would work together to cultivate fresh produce that would be donated to the People Reaching Out to…