Posts By: Melanie

Got Milk?

Transition Longfellow needs your empty plastic gallon milk jugs.  On February 9th, Transition Longfellow will hold a winter seed sowing class.  The location has not yet been determined.  For more information on the class or to donate gallon milk jugs, please contact Leslie Mackenzie at

Emerald Ash Borer in Greater Longfellow – What You Should Know

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect native to Asia and has killed tens of millions of ash trees in urban, rural and forested settings (reprinted from Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer – North Central IPM Center). Infestations of Emerald ash Borer have been identified in Greater Longfellow and… Read more »

Don’t forget the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed!

Who doesn’t love roasted corn?  Thursday August 9th is the Annual Longfellow Corn Feed at Longfellow Park at 3435 36th Avenue from 5:30 to 8:30. Come down to the park to eat delicious roasted corn and grab some goodies from local vendors. Local businesses and organizations will have tables with information and giveaways. Come and meet… Read more »

LCC Receives McKnight Funding Award

The McKnight Foundation has generously approved  $70,000 of funding to the Longfellow Community Council for 2012-2013.  These funds are used to support the general operations of LCC that include staff, rent, supplies and other administrative costs. The McKnight Foundation has continually funded LCC and many other Minneapolis neighborhood associations and is one of the only… Read more »

She’s back! Joanna Solotaroff returns to LCC.

After a two-month hiatus Joanna Solotaroff has returned to resume her role as LCC’s Community Organizer.  Joanna spent April and May in Cape Cod participating in a radio journalism intensive training program. While Joanna was gone, Kim Jakus – LCC’s former Housing Coordinator filled in to help LCC continue with programs, activities and events.  Having… Read more »