Sowing Seeds: Celebrating Local Foods & Lost Skills

Jul 23, 2023 11:00AM—3:00PM


Alternative Roots Farm 11197 130th St. Madelia, MN 56062


Together let’s plant the seeds of a more sustainable and resilient future!

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Join the Minnesota River Chapter for a fun and memorable afternoon that’s all about celebrating local foods and rediscovering traditional self-sufficiency skills. Featuring our community’s farmers and makers and set on a working farm, you’ll experience:

  • Pop-Up Farmers Market – foods grown and made by your neighbors
  • 10 Skills demos
  • Kids Activities
  • JoJo’s BBQ Food Truck
  • Flax to Linen Demonstration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Farm Tour
  • Presentation by Christa Wadekamper of Barefoot Lane Farm: ‘Focus on Local’

Tickets: $10 for adults, kids under 12 free. Reservation only, no walkups please.

Interested in sponsoring or volunteering for this event?

Sponsor: Sowing Seeds Event Sponsor Application – Google Forms


Address: Alterative Roots Farm, 11197 130th St. Madelia, MN 56062

Watch for more info on the day’s schedule, vendors, main speaker, etc. to come!! For more updates and demo details check out the Sowing Seeds facebook event.

SFA staff and volunteers occasionally take photos during our workshops, cafe chats and field days for promotional purposes and to use as documentation of events to share with our funders.  If you do not wish to be photographed, please let our event host know — we’ll make every effort to make sure you are not photographed.