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…of Edible Estate Regional Prototype Garden #15: Twin Cities at Chez Schoenherr in Woodbury, Minnesota commissioned by the Walker Art Center seems to be as active, fecund, fertile, loved, lived-in, tended, and edible as ever – which I learned from intrepid journalist Kim Palmer’s (who has been hot on the Edible Estates beat since the open call in February 2013) ..

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Sunday, November 17, 2013 11am – 3pm _ Conversation and Knitting: Lisa Anne Auerbach Los Angeles–based artist Lisa Anne Auerbach will be spending time on the rug in the exhibition Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City, knitting and talking about Hønsestrik, a radical, anti-authoritarian style of knitting that originated in Denmark the 1970s. Known ..

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…is how much bigger we aim to make the American Domestic Integrities rug this week – with a big rotating team of rug crocheting volunteers also bringing in old clothes and textiles – in anticipation for it’s installation in the gallery for the August 8th opening of..

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…in Woodbury, Minnesota early this morning was my very first stop of the day and more later on the on the garden, but in the mean time some cauliflower and cabbage porn as just a little hint of the thriving happy delicious and very loved landscape growing in front of the Schoenherr&#821..

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…for five weeks to work on the imminently opening show at the Walker Art Center “Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City” has me approaching the airport over the familiar outer suburbs of the Twin Cities that I grew up in and starting to get my mind back into thinking deeply about cities and being ..

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…in preparation for the August 8th opening of Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City on August 8th, started this morning with the low rumbling of a huge moving truck barely big enough for my road, the arrival of two friendly movers for hours of heavy lifting, wrapping, and packing of the American Domestic Integrities ..

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…to all of the family, friends, neighbors, and local volunteers who came out to help establish Edible Estate #15 this weekend! Catherine Schoenherr, John Schoenherr, Andrea Schoenherr, Stanley Leonard, Aaron Schoenherr, Kristin Beardsley, Roseann Schoenherr, Ken, Sarah Schultz, Eric Crosby, Anna Bierbrauer, Ashley Duffalo, Bartholomew Ryan, Will Gobeli, Bridget Mendel, Larry and Mary Haeg, Danny ..

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…at Edible Estate #15 in Woodbury was a bit more tranquil than the heavy-duty sod/rock/log/dirt moving yesterday, but still hectic with hundreds of plants, trees, shrubs, vines, and seeds of many varieties being set out by myself and landscape architect Anna Bierbrauer – in the beds established  the day before – for teams of friends, ..

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…installation with the hands of over 50 volunteers gets us farther along than I had hoped, finishing the day with most of the lawn rolled up and piled in mounds covered with fresh compost, vegetable beds bermed up to the back of a log circle, a U-shaped woodland path under the existing crab apple, a ..

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…of the Woodbury, Minnesota residence where we are laying out the first design marks of Edible Estate #15 this afternoon make it seem like aimless drunken teens went on a joyride spinning out a perfect circle – but it is actually marking the only bit of grass that will be left when we are done ..

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…commissioned by the Walker Art Center for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden tonight was proceeded by a mad dash for some teapots and tea party accoutrements to Wendy at Practical Goods in St. Paul – where I have already been sourcing everything for the Domestic Integrities installation opening in the galleries August 8th – and a ..

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…has been evolving since the substantially sized Woodbury front lawn site was selected a few weeks ago, but we need to get real since it hits the ground on Friday with the design laid out on the lawn, on Saturday with dirt/wood/rock moving, and on Sunday with planting and mulching – so during my sacred ..

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…can finally be announced, after pouring over almost 100 email applications and visiting a few of the most promising last Saturday, the Schoenherr residence in Woodbury, MN will be the location for the next and final Edible Estate garden, and after reading their story here, I’m sure you’ll agree the house and family are perfect ..

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…has continued gradually in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (commissioned by the Walker Art Center) over this week that started with snow and sleet and is ending with sunny summer weather – and though the wild plants, trees and shrubs (like asparagus, apple, mint, strawberry, rhubarb…) are little and struggling to occupy our mound of fertile ..

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…ends today with a road trip circling my hometown, visiting the nine most promising front lawns – of the almost 100 submitted with stories and photos – taking us to Apple Valley, Bloomington, Richfield, Edina, Hopkins, Saint Louis Park, Brooklyn Park, and St. Anthony…and in a few days I’ll post pictures here of the lawn ..

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…in the Walker Art Center’s Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (for ‘Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City‘), where we laid the massive local slate pavers, surrounded by seating logs, surrounded by an 8′ radius of mounded fertile soil, ready to be planted with wild native foragables ..

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