in the press


in the press

Junket: Tossed & Found is a carbon-informed, climate-mitigating, for-profit business in South Minneapolis.

This is how Junket came to be, and here are a few things that others are saying about us:

Local vintage collectors save 15K records from trash, put them up for sale, Fox 9 – December 31, 2019

Rebuild Repair Recycle: Junket moving forward sustainably, Longfellow Nokomis Messenger – June, 2019

Tossed & Found: The Story of Julie Kearns, CEO of Social Enterprise Junket, Keke Magazine – June, 2019

AUDIO: From Used Goods to the Greater Good with Julie Kearns, Junket: Tossed & Found, Social Enterprise Podcast – July 31, 2017

Minneapolis’ Minnehaha Mile is a Shopping Destination with a Vintage Vibe, Star Tribune – July 23, 2017

The 10 Best Thrift Stores in Minnesota, – June 12, 2017

Junket makes room for All Square, joins forces for social good, Longfellow Nokomis Messenger – May 24, 2017

Best of the Twin Cities 2017: Best Vintage Shop (Readers’ Choice), City Pages – April, 2017

A Few Numbers to Celebrate Earth Month, blog – April, 2017

Craft Culture: Creative Reuse and Customer Empowerment at Junket Tossed & Found, The Growler – March, 2017

AUDIO: How to Become Sustainable Even if You Think You’re Busy, Gates Interiors – December, 2016

16 Gifts for People Who are Pissed AF About How Much 2016 Totally Sucked, – December, 2016

VIDEO:New Shopping Destination: Minnehaha Mile, KMSP-TV – November, 2016

Vintage Finds in South Minneapolis, Minnesota Monthly – July, 2016

Repair, Reuse Culture is Alive and Well in the Twin Cities, The Growler – April, 2016

Best of the Twin Cities 2016: Best Vintage Shop (Readers’ Choice), City Pages – April, 2016

AUDIO: How do you turn loss into an opportunity? edited podcast, The Great Question Show – April, 2016. See also: unedited version. See also: derivative works.

Small Business Spotlight: Junket: Tossed & Found, Main Street Alliance – December 4, 2015

The 11 Best Thrift Stores and Vintage Shops in Minneapolis, – July, 2015

How To: Partner with a Rival for a Win-Win, Success Magazine – May, 2015

Business owners ask Minneapolis for more support, less red tape, Star Tribune – January 23, 2015

MetroIBA helps smaller retailers promote themselves, Star Tribune – December 13, 2014

Recovery finally reaches small businesses, Star Tribune – December 7, 2014

Flea Market Junkies, Live + Play + AAA – May/June 2014 issue

Junket expands – tossed and found items go online, My Broadsheet – August 13, 2013

New life for old stuff, Star Tribune – March 19, 2013

As marriage ends, her business is born, Saint Paul Pioneer Press – December 14, 2012

Treasures are found at Junket, My Broadsheet – December 6, 2012


Julie’s also contributing elsewhere (besides our blog):

Julie Kearns – Analysts of America, Analysts of America – September, 2019

Julie Kearns Bio, No Fly Climate Sci – December, 2018

Slow Movement Holiday, Minnesota Women’s Press – December, 2018

Minneapolis Pushes for Fees on Carryout Bags, KSTP-TV – June 30, 2017

What to Save and What to Give Away when Downsizing, – April 20, 2017

How to Create a Culture of Kindness in Your Small Business, – April 1, 2017

8 Invaluable Things You Should Always Buy At The Thrift Store, Rodale’s Organic Life – March 8, 2017

 “Navigator” Office to Help Small Businesses in Mpls., Star Tribune – December 18, 2016

Minneapolis Cuts Red Tape for Small Business Owners, KARE-11 – December 10, 2016

How to Become Sustainable Even if You Think You’re Busy, Podcast with Amanda Gates of Gates Interiors – December 7, 2016

Honorable Mention, Favorite Role Model for Women in Business, Minnesota Women’s Press – May, 2016

Running Your Own Show: An Entrepreneurial Discussion with Junket’s Founder Julie Kearns, a 90 minute presentation, as captured and introduced by our podcasting friends at The Great Question Show – April 12, 2016

Best Places to Start a Business in Minnesota, – June 1, 2015

A Better Year With Better Money: 15 ways to boost your bottom line in 2015, – December 2, 2014

Where All That is Lost is Found, Concordia College Magazine (page 38) – Fall, 2014

Benefits of the Sharing Economy, Ally Bank – November 14, 2014

Don’t Be Spooked By Bad Customer Feedback, – October 24, 2014

Spring Cleaning for Cash, – February 28, 2013

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