A love of comfort and beauty is what initially brought Araya Jensen (founder) from her small Minnesota town near the north shore of Lake Superior to the Twin Cities to pursue a career in interior design. She enjoyed designing beautiful and functional spaces for home owners for over twelve years, but after losing her job due to the housing market crash, an enterprising spirit and solid Midwestern work … Read More
At Lake Street Chocolate we’re committed to making chocolate that doesn’t make any compromises on flavor or commitment to our ideals. Our chocolate crumbles are delicious as a snack, and they’re a great way of sweetening your morning coffee, or granola! Not only is this chocolate delicious, it is free of inflammatory chemical additives and pays farmers above market rates for their cacao. It’s chocolate that treats all … Read More
We love trees. We love forests. We love lakes and oceans, and ponds and rivers. We like to have fun. We combined all this and … voila, the absolute BEST REAL body care! We’re talking 100% Natural & Organic gourmet Bath Bombs, Shampoo Bars, Gourmet Soaps and Lotion Bars. Hand made (with love from the heartland) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. All products are therapeutic and delicious AND Bodylish is … Read More
We got into beekeeping because we wanted to keep the bees alive. It is a very important business that I will feel be extremely vital in the future. We have been in business for 3 years, with three locations in Jordan, Prior lake and Shakopee. This year we will have between 100 and 200 hives. Visit Website For our green commitment we will donate 10 cents for each jar sold to MiNNBOX to Prairie Restoration Inc.
Hello. We’re Fika Coffee, a coffee roaster based out of Lutsen, Minnesota. From our home on the shores of beautiful Lake Superior, we roast small batches of sustainable coffee beans with the goal of bringing you the best coffee from around the globe. The concept of Fika (a Swedish word meaning coffee break) permeates everything we do. A fika is a moment of quiet indulgence in an otherwise … Read More
Two Ravens Chocolate starts with raw organic cacao, roasts it, grinds it, and “melanges” it for several day with the finest and fewest ingredients possible to create amazing chocolate bars made in Minnesota entirely from scratch. Proprietor (and sole employee) Randall Johnson has a miniature Willy Wonka situation in St. Paul’s historic Hamm’s Brewery, where every bar is entirely hand-crafted. Curious about the name? Visit our website or … Read More
We’re Proud to be the Minnesota Northland’s Herbal Dispensary. Nestled right in the Duluth hillside, we offer the finest organic, fair trade, wild crafted bulk herbs, essential oils, flower essences, books, and local programs. Visit Website 5% of ALL Anahata sales (not just for MiNNBOX) during their featured month will be invested in the planting of new trees.
We believe that a cake for any special occasion should not only look beautiful, but should taste fantastic. Too many times, cakes at special events taste like sawdust and are highly disappointing to the palate, even when they look spectacular. Ours are not only beautiful to look at, but wonderfully pleasing to taste. For flavors, We don’t cut any corners. All of our cakes are made with the … Read More
20 years ago, Sarah VanderMeiden’s life-long love of woods and water drew her to move to Duluth. Her camera was never far away as she explored the shore and trails surrounding Lake Superior. In addition to selling her nature photography, Sarah helps people reach their personal and professional goals as a Board Certified Coach. Visit Website. MiNNBOX inspired Sarah to abandon the plastic labels she was … Read More
Locally made coffee scrub using up-cycled coffee grounds from Duluth Coffee Company. We use coffee grounds from DCC’s cold press process. This no-heat process gives our scrub a rich aroma with body tingling exfoliation. Scrubbing allows you to subdue your inner werewolf and, in turn, bask in the aura of your unicorn. All our products are werewolf tested and unicorn approved. Visit Website Inspired by MiNNBOX’s challenge, … Read More