Sam Robertson’s Illustrated Old Testament
Minneapolis-based artist Samuel Robertson is illustrating the Old Testament like never before. His colorful paintings depict office and construction workers, cowboys, shopping scenes, people dining, swimming and fishing. Robertson said he's inspired by the project because of the humanity within it. When complete, the 260 illustrations will be published in a book alongside the entire text of the King James version of the Old Testament.
Heartbeet Kitchen’s gluten-free tahini muffins with tart cherries
Amanda Paa of Heartbeet Kitchen demonstrates how to make gluten-free tahini muffins, with oat and teff flours, plus coconut flakes, poppyseeds and dried tart cherries. Incredibly soft and delicious! Amanda was taking part in a Mystery Basket Challenge with Montmorency Tart Cherries. She had to create a recipe with tart cherries incorporating as many of the basket ingredients as possible. The surprise ingredients were oat milk, harissa, tahini and coconut flakes. Get the recipe here.
A young woman creates a valentine with the help of her adorable pug
I filmed and edited this sweet Valentine’s story featuring actress Tori Johnson, directed by Susan Ebertowski. Susan, who also is a talented artist, hand-painted all of the paper hearts used in the video, in which a single, young woman and her lovable pug take the dreaded Valentine’s Day into their own paws and make their own fun.
SMOKE with actress Erica Janey
I worked as the cinematographer and video editor on this promotional short with actress Erica Janey and director Susan Ebertowski. Also collaborating on the project were photographer Lee Stanford; photo assistant Tallulah Stanford; hair & makeup artist Sarah Drews; wardrobe stylist Olivia Spitz; and wardrobe assistant Tori Johnson. Music courtesy of How the Night Came, "Macbeth: Light Thickens.” Filmed at Rick A Shay Ranch in Chicago City, MN.
Forest to Fork Grocery Store Kickstarter
The first-ever wild food grocer in America, Forest to Fork, will be growing mushrooms and the Twin Cities' locavore identity as part of the $10M development project Keg and Case Market, within the keg house building at the historic Schmidt Brewery, located on West 7th Street in St. Paul, Minnesota. I worked with the fine folks at Gentleman Forager to create this Kickstarter video. Once Forest to Fork opens, they’ll be selling mushrooms (of course!), plus wild greens, herbs, tubers, wild rice, berries, nuts and local specialty crops.
From foster kitten to forever home with Heartbeat Kitchen
Food and lifestyle blogger Amanda Paa, of Heartbeet Kitchen, decides to adopt one of her foster kittens, Bleu. Despite a rough beginning in life, Bleu is now a happy, energetic, curious cat who fits right in to Amanda's family. This video was sponsored by Fancy Feast.
TC Farm – fine food, sustainably raised
Meet wedding photographer Erin Johnson
Join the Healing Green Broth 30-day challenge
Cool design and careful restoration converge at Danish Teak Classics
Meet jewelry designer Karin Jacobson
Heartbeet Kitchen's Scotcheroo bars
Blistered green beans: a how-to video with Heartbeet Kitchen
The best sweet corn: a how-to video with Heartbeet Kitchen
Sample "Shroom" Sunday with the Gentleman Forager in 15 seconds
Gentleman Forager hosted this casual, delicious meal with the Sample Room's Chef Kyle to kick-off the upcoming mushroom hunting season in Minnesota.