Our Team

Make MN Magazine is published by a small, hardworking team headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Additionally, we collaborate with a community-centric network of talented contributors on print and digital content. If you’re interested in collaborating, contact us.


Kara Larson / CEO + Editor-in-Chief

Kara is a Minneapolis-based writer and casual business lady who finds a great deal of inspiration in building this magazine.

Sara Fowler / Art Director

Sara is a Minneapolis-based graphic designer and illustrator, working primarily for artists, arts organizations, and mission-driven folks.

Feature Contributors & Content Collaborators

Matt Frank (Feature Editor)

Lindsay Strong

Betsy Nelson

Kelsey Roseth

Domini Brown

Tom Thulen

Kerry Lambertson

Cody & Megan Mastel / Land by Hand & Living Hearth

Kayla & Eric Elefson / Turtle Hare Farm

Rachel Brann / Pluck Flowers

Rachel Hardacre / On the Acre

Jennifer Lundgren / Sage E Imagery

Stephanie Thurow / WICK and Can It & Ferment It

Nick Hansen & Kelly Koster / Anywhere Apparel

Lisa Frank / Rettlers

Lauren VanScoy / Essence One

Tyler Anderson / Driftless Visuals

Tia Keo / Artist

Natalie Salminen Rude / Studio Haiku

Susan Brown / Mademoiselle Miel

Lisa Wentworth / Lake Superior Kitchen

Mandy Dobosenski / Bee Naturalz

Colby Wegter / A Look Into


Big thanks to all these thoughtful, talented voices for sharing their magic with us. Without these humans, this magazine would not exist. We are so grateful for every one of these writers, photographers, growers, artists, and friends.