THANK YOU!
TO ALL OUR WONDERFUL, GENEROUS PARTNERS AND PARTICIPANTS!


CHEFS:
Kristi Varner at Gigi’s Cafe and Squeaky Willow Farm
Jim Bovino, Director of Fermentation at GYST Fermentation Bar
Jerry Fodness and staff at Gigi’s Cafe
Jourdan Morris at Mill Valley Kitchen
Special thanks to Kim Bartmann (Instigator) and Anne Saxton (Marketing and Events) for


DANDELION PROVIDERS:
Courtney Tchida at Cornercopia Student Organic Farm at the University of MN
Sassi Libertus and Emily Paul at The Good Acre
Hamline University Food and Society Workshop and Sustainability Initiative,
and the Twin Cities Agricultural Land Trust

CLOTHING
generously provided and printed by
PRINT ALL OVER ME
Thanks Jesse and Amy!

FORTUNE COOKIE SLIPS
generously provided by
K.C. Fortune Cookie Factory

ALL of our Collaborator Guides, Servers, Writers, and Orators:
Guides:
Matt Frank, Elise Hanson, Rachel Mazac, Sarah Nassif, Ryan Seibold, and Monica Sheets

Orators:
Stephen Carpenter , Randall Cohn , Colin DeYoung, Shanai Matteson, Aaron McKain, Johanna Nassif, Jim Bovino

Perimeter Giard:
Merry Snyder

Set up:
Alice Blesi

Gut Fairies
Sarah Petersen, Eden Rome

Servers:
Jeni Larson, Sassi Libertus, Korynn Newville, Angela Sauro, Emilia Skogen

Add’l documentation:
Elsa Skogen

Special thanks to Eden Rome

All of our future partners!


Making the Best of It
is supported in part by the University of Minnesota School of Architecture BDA program. A huge thanks to Gayla Lindt, director of the BDA, and the students who helped with the project – Rosemarie Gregoire, Emmett Houlihan, Jennifer Larson, Korynn Newville, Emma Norden, Natalia Piela, Angela Sauro and Hayley Selinski

Commissioned by Northern Lights.mn and presented as part of Northern Spark, Climate Chaos | Climate Rising, 2016-2017. See details on our project here.

A heartfelt and huge thanks to Steve Dietz and the amazing crew at Northern Spark - especially Sarah, Ady, Erin

 


CONTENTS:

• Welcome!
Come Make the Best of It


• About Making the Best of It

• Project Documentation

• Loss, Danger, Joy:
Questions for Climate Chaos


• Recipes & Nutrition

• Dandelion Research,
Rumors & Resources


• Participate!

• Thanks & Credits