March 2015

In the March issue of Southwest Metro Magazine you'll meet nationally ranked Eden Prairie snowboarder Alicia Tong, learn how chef Scott Pampuch is bringing local food to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and peek inside Bandy and Chad Dressen's Carver home.

An Ice Castle in Eden Prairie’s Miller Park provided a much-needed respite from cabin fever this winter.
By Lee Owens
Whether it’s in a can, bottle or glass, there’s plenty of local beer to sample.
Kristine McNamara’s photo captures her gratitude for Minnesota.
By Liz Potasek
Author Cheryl Strayed discusses Wild as a part of Eden Prairie Reads.
Kristen and Loren Heeringa’s Eden Prairie home reinvented by Mackmiller Design+Build.
By Lee Owens
Chef Scott Pampuch brings sustainable food to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Eden Prairie snowboarder Alicia Tong’s journey to success.
Gather with neighbors, raise money for a local non-profit—and stock your freezer.
Buy, sell, trade ideas, gossip and help neighbors on local Facebook pages.
The couple behind Carver Junk Company commits to ‘recycle, repurpose, relove’ in their home and their store.
Try a sparkling Steamroller.
Local Irish-inspired drinks.
Explore a dystopian future in science fiction.
Four ways to help cats this spring.
By Liz Potasek
Flavored sugars add a new dimension to drinks, baked goods and more.
Eden Prairie High School’s Blake Cashman starts a new nonprofit organization.
Eden Prairie’s Bryan Dunn adds a special flair to his son’s lunch.