Putting Down Roots
How Hmong-American farmers are revitalizing farmers' markets in the Twin Cities
|Sep 28, 2020|
By Stacy Brooks
In the wake of the Vietnam War, thousands of Hmong refugees from Laos and Thailand settled in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Since then, the Hmong-American community has become part of the cultural fabric of the Upper Midwest, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the farmers’ markets of the Twin Cities.
Just a generation or two ago, many M…