Coteau Ridge

Welcome to the Coteau Ridge Chapter

The newest chapter in SFA, Coteau Ridge chapter, is looking for sustainable farmers, farm supporters and like-minded consumers who are interested in being a part of it. With an area that includes Eastern South Dakota and Cottonwood, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood and Renville Counties in Minnesota, we are actively looking for leaders and members to build this chapter!

If you would like to join us, or for more information, email


Upcoming Events

We will announce our fall and winter events soon.

Recent Events

Merryweather Farm Tour
Garlic Talk and Agritourism in Minnesota

14888 Bunker Avenue, Walnut Grove, MN 56180

Thursday, July 17, 2023

Sunny Ruthchild of Walnut Grove presented a tour of her farm and sustainable practices.  Sunny has years of experience growing garlic, thinking outside the box on creative ways to become more resilient and self-reliant on her homestead, and has created an appealing farm-stay to encourage Agritourism on her property.

Learn more about Sunny’s Farm-Stay Cabin at this link Historic 1880 Settler Cabin, Merryweather Farm - Guesthouses for Rent in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, United States - Airbnb.

Become a Member

Renew or start your membership below.
Be sure to select "Coteau Ridge" as your chapter on the membership form.

Chapter Leadership

  • Allen Deutz, President
  • Keith Olsen, Secretary
  • Nick Hall, Director
  • Rich Vander Ziel, Treasurer
  • Mary Fischer, Chapter Coordinator; Delegate to the SFA Board of Directors: