8 Surefire Signs You Have Strong Roots in Minnesota
By Trent Jonas|Published December 05, 2023
Trent Jonas came to Minnesota to attend college - and never left. He's a Twin Cities-based writer with a BA in English and a MFA in creative writing, a Minnesota Master Naturalist, and the proud father of two adult children. With more than a decade of freelance writing experience under his belt, Trent is often out exploring his favorite topics: Minnesota's woods, lakes, and trails. Rhubarb pie is his weakness, so discovering new diners is also a passion.
I’ve lived in Minnesota for more than four decades – I came here to go to the U and never left – and I tell ya, if there’s anything I’ve learned in that time, it’s that roots in Minnesota grow deep. Whether you bleed purple, peel potatoes for lefse every holiday season, cherish your grandmother’s Bundt pan, or know exactly where you’ll be during the 10 days leading up to Labor Day, you exhibit all the signs of being a proud Minnesotan. One great way to show your pride is sporting Wear Your Roots brand apparel; read on for some other sure signs that you have deep Minnesota roots.