Midwest Pantry proudly present the 2015 Local Food Poster Show, a celebration of local food and the businesses who create it through the world’s most accessible art form. Once again, the Show features 18 limited edition posters created by select MN artists & designers to celebrate the local businesses who create the food we love!
Proceeds from each poster sale will be donated to local charity, Free Arts Minnesota, which is a Minnesota-based organization that works with youth who have experienced poverty, homelessness, abuse and mental illness. Using the healing powers of artistic expression and caring adult mentors, Free Arts aim to instill the self-confidence and resiliency these youth need to realize their full potential.
Posters, limited to editions of 30, and will be available starting August 1st for purchase at the official retailer, I Like You. I Like You showcases the wares of over 200 hip, independent crafters and artists from the Twin Cities area and is located at 501 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.
Thank you Mike Perushek (Three E’s Design) for designing the 2015 Local Food Poster Show poster!
Come to the Local Food Poster Show Grand Opening!
A family friendly event held at Solar Arts by Chowgirls, an event dining space and art gallery.
Sunday, October 4th
Solar Arts by Chowgirls
711 15th Ave NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413
The event is free to attend and view the 18 limited edition posters created by select MN artists & designers to celebrate local businesses who create the food we love. The posters will also be on sale with proceeds donated to local charity, FreeArts MN.
In addition, enjoy samples from local producers involved in the Poster Show, a cash bar, and live music by Potluck and the Hot Dishes.
SEE the 2015 Local Food Poster Show at…
August 3rd – September 27th: Birchwood Cafe (3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406)
- September 17th (Thu): THIRD THURSDAY @ Minneapolis Institute of Arts (2400 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404)
October 4th (Sun), 1PM – 4PM: Local Food Poster Show Grand Opening @ Solar Arts by Chowgirls (711 15th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55413)
October 5th – 31st: Republic (7 Corners – 221 Cedar Ave Minneapolis, MN)
- January 4th – 31st: Zeitgeist Art Cafe (222 E Superior St, Duluth, MN)
- All the time: i like you (501 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413)
BUY the Local Food Poster Show poster at…
- August 31st (Mon), 4:30PM – 8:30PM: NORTH LOOP NIGHT MARKET @ Target Field Station (adjancent to Target Field on 5th St N, Minneapolis)
September 13th (Sun), 2PM – 7PM: BIRCHWOOD’S 20TH BIRTHDAY BASH @ Birchwood Cafe (3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406)
October 4th (Sun), 1PM – 4PM: LOCAL FOOD POSTER SHOW GRAND OPENING @ Solar Arts by Chowgirls (711 15th Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55413)
November 28th (Sat), 10 AM- 3PM: SHOP SMALL HOLIDAY MARKET @ St. Anthony Village Community Center (3301 Silver Lake Rd NE St Anthony, MN),
- January 30th (Sat), 4PM – 7PM: Zeitgeist Art Cafe (222 E Superior St, Duluth, MN)
- All the time: i like you (501 1st Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413)
2015 Local Food Posters
Midwest Pantry is proud to present the local food producers and select local designers who created the posters of the 2015 Local Food Poster Show:
> “Anywhere Anytime” poster commissioned by Gustola Granola, which creates granola with exceptional care using exceptional ingredients and can be eaten ‘Anywhere Anytime’, is a 2-color & gold-leaf screen print designed by Alxndr Jones of Minnowa (Mpls)
> “Bee The Change” poster commissioned by Worker B, which creates pure, concentrated skin products with ingredients that are straight from the hive, and supports sustainable beekeepers, is a 2-color screen print designed by Tate Leyba of GoKart Labs (Mpls)
> “Cedars of Grlk” poster commissioned by Grlk, which creates artisan garlic sauce by hand from West St. Paul, MN, is a 2-color screen print designed & printed by Brian Geihl of Dogfish Media (Crystal)
> “Creativity is making Beauty out of the discarded” poster commissioned by SoDak Honest, which crafts artisan goods that are both functional & resourceful from discarded items found on or near their South Dakota farm, is a 3-color screen print designed by Erin Hamilton of Switchblade (South St. Paul)
> “Domata” poster commissioned by Domata Gluten Free, which produces gluten-free flour mixtures because life is hard enough, baking gluten free shouldn’t be!, is a 3-color screen print designed by Bridget Klassen (St. Paul)
> “Diplicious” poster commissioned by Ship & Dip, which delivers small-batch condiments monthly to subscribers across the country, is a 3-color screen print (including handmade beet ink) designed & printed by Laura Budinger (Mpls)
> “Drink Cider, Eat Apples” poster commissioned by Sweetland Orchard, which grows apples to eat and to make fresh & hard cider in Webster, MN, is a 2-color screen print designed by Sam Falbo of Secret Sequoia (Mpls)
> “Egg Toast” poster commissioned by the Birchwood Cafe, which serves ‘Good Real Food’ at it’s newly expanded location in Minneapolis’s Seward neighborhood, is a 2-color screen print designed by Jacob Anderson of Jacob Anderson Designs (Mpls)
> “I thought I was in a dream” poster commissioned by The Third Bird, which serves up locally farmed foods at it’s perch on Loring Park in Minneapolis, and encourages eating dessert with no egrets, is letter-pressed and designed by Jenni Undis of L U N A L U X (Mpls)
> “Linden Hills Farmers Market” poster commissioned by Linden Hills Farmers Market, which is a different kind of farmer’s market, featuring retail and bulk products rain or shine, every Sunday in Minneapolis, MN, is a 2-color screen print designed by Robert Pflaum (Mpls)
> “MIDNORD” poster commissioned by MidNord Empanada Truck, which proudly serves ALL the streets of the Great Middle North with love and empandas…the world’s most perfect street food, is a 2-color screen print with every street in MN designed by Angela Niemi of GoKart Labs (Mpls)
> “My Specific Hunger” poster commissioned by Chowgirls Killer Catering, 8-time Best Caterer award winners that create organic amazingness from it’s NE Minneapolis kitchen and event space, is a 2-color screen print designed by Samuel W Anderson of Design + Direction (Mpls)
> “Oxendale’s Market” poster commissioned by Oxendale’s Market, whichare family owned and operated neighborhood community grocers in Minneapolis & West St. Paul, is a 4-color screen print designed by Mike Perushek of Three E Design (Maple Grove)
> “Peace Coffee” poster commissioned by Peace Coffee, which sources, roasts, and distributes (by bike) fair trade coffee & calls Minneapolis home, is a 5-color screen print designed by Anne Ulku (Edina)
> “SAVE THE GRAPES” poster commissioned by Locust Lane Vineyards, which uses their grapes, grown in Holland, MN, to produce food products for chefs, home chefs & anyone who eats, creating Grape Flavors With Impact, is a 3-color, art deco inspired screen print designed by Emily Ronning of Emily Ronning Design (Mpls)
> “Spread Love” poster commissioned by Philia Foods, which loves to share a delicious trio of feta spreads, which they make in their Minneapolis kitchen starting with real Wisconsin feta cheese, is a 4-color split fountain screen print designed by Andy Manthei of Manthei Design (St. Paul)
Check out posters from last year’s Poster Show…
Last year’s posters may still be available in limited quantities. Contact Chad at email@example.com if your interested in last year’s posters.
by Jacob Anderson (space150)
by Tate Leyba (GoKart Labs)
by Erin Hamilton (Ingenuity Marketing)
by Grant Gay (Ignition Design)