10 Must-Listen Podcasts by Minnesota Home Professionals

Local experts highlight their experiences in various disciplines through industry-focused podcasts

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Podcasts have emerged as go-to resources for both entertainment and education. With their versatility and range of topics, from true crime to quantum physics, podcasts have become integral parts of daily life for millions—and the home industry is no exception. Industry pros across the state are leading talks in their own respective fields, offering educational (and fun!) resources for Minnesota homeowners, designers, builders, landscapers, real estate agents, and more. Discover local voices in this space with these 10 podcasts.

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The Curious Builder

In this podcast, Mark D. Williams of Mark D. Williams Custom Homes engages in discussions with industry professionals from across the Twin Cities. Together, they delve into their backgrounds, current careers, and offer invaluable tips that are beneficial for builders, remodelers, and designers, as well as Minnesota homeowners. curiousbuilderpodcast

Drink in the Style

Host Gregory Rich, founder of Habitation Design and The District Edina, invites listeners to sit back, relax, and enjoy a drink as he leads conversations about interior design, art, real estate, and the business of aesthetics. Both informational and entertaining, the podcast is ideal for small business owners in architecture, building and remodeling, and interior design. drinkinthestyle.com

Let’s Talk Housing

Presented by Housing First Minnesota, “Let’s Talk Housing” discusses the current state of homeownership and the complex world of housing. From insightful chats with builders and designers to deep dives with economists and market researchers, this inspiring podcast offers insider knowledge for homeowners throughout the state. housingfirstmn.org/podcast

Makers of Minnesota

Stephanie Hansen of Stephanie’s Dish highlights the stories behind Minnesota makers and their products in her podcast, “Makers of Minnesota.” While Hansen recently announced the podcast’s finale, there are six years and 378 recordings to listen back on. stephaniesdish.com/podcasts

Minnesota Gardening Podcast

With sustainability top of mind, the “Minnesota Gardening Podcast,” hosted by Minnesota Gardening Owner Brad Tabke, brings together gardening enthusiasts throughout the upper Midwest to talk eco-friendly landscape and gardening practices. If you’re looking for gardening advice amid the recent Minnesota weather, check out this informational resource. minnesotagardening.com

The Object

Produced by Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) and hosted by Tim Gihring, this podcast explores the stories behind museum objects. Through this exploration, Gihring delves into historic events, politics, economics, and more. Season six premiered on March 11, with new episodes released monthly. new.artsmia.org/the-object-podcast

Realtors From the Garage

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or an experienced real estate professional, this podcast—hosted by Scott and Joe, Team Edelstein, CBRealty—offers insights into the current state of the housing market. With a combined 44 years of experience in the Twin Cities real estate industry, Scott and Joe offer valuable information from both buyer and seller perspectives. instagram.com/realtorsftgarage

The Welcome Home Podcast

The Minnesota Homeownership Center strives to promote successful homeownership for underrepresented and marginalized groups in the state. In its podcast, professionals from the center link individuals, homeownership advisers, and industry stakeholders to provide crucial information about current events in the housing market. hocmn.org/podcast

Your Greenhouse Home

Presented by Minnetonka-based Tonkadale, “Your Greenhouse Home” is a go-to resource “dedicated to connecting everyone to beautiful spaces by providing plant-inspired experiences,” as noted in the podcast description. By talking with experts throughout the community, the podcast explores topics ranging from plant care and gardening to landscape trends, soil tips, and more. tonkadale.com/podcast


Our July/August 2023 Stylemaker, Erin Zosel (who is also a real estate agent with Compass and owner of Sloane’s Beauty Bar), adds to her repertoire of roles with her podcast, “Zo·Co·Conversations.” Co-hosted by fellow real estate professional Drew Coleman, the two lead informal talks about both business and life. spotify.com

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