Current & Upcoming

Cafe Chat: No-Till and Cover Crops

Aug 08, 2024 11:00AM—1:30PM

Duffy's Riverside Saloon 110 Front Street Redwood Falls, MN 56283

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Could implementing practices like cover crops and no-till on your farm work for you and your bottom line? What if you could get paid to do it? Enjoy a meal and conversation with area farmers and your Soil Water Conservation District on Thursday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Duffy’s in Redwood…

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Family Milk Cow Workshop

Aug 17, 2024 9:00AM—11:30AM

Wild Wood Farm 30607 Phelps Mill Rd Underwood, MN 56586

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This is a 101 level workshop. Are you interested in adding a milk cow to your small farm or homestead, but aren’t sure where to begin? Join us for a hands-on workshop at Wild Wood Farm located in Underwood, Minnesota. Kelsey Wulf has over ten years experience raising and selling family milk cows. Over the…

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Snake River Farm Tour with the East Central Chapter

Jul 13, 2024 9:00AM—1:00PM

18251 62nd St. Becker, MN 55308

Please register and let us know you are coming to this farm tour at Snake River Farm in Bethel Minnesota on Saturday July 13, 2024, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Snake River Farm is a 250-acre farm that raises grass fed bison, cattle, sheep, and hogs. Wagon rides will be available to go cross-country…

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Foundations of Fencing

Aug 13, 2024 9:00AM—4:00PM

The Jessie Farm, 2204 E Lake Jessie Rd SE , 56308

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This is a 101 level workshop. Are you intrigued by the thought of building your own fences? Or, have you tried and need a refresher on how to do it? Fence building is both an art and a science, and properly built fences make for years of happy neighbors and livestock success. Learn the ropes…

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Farmers’ Market Success: A Vendor’s Toolkit

Jul 10, 2024 2:00PM—4:30PM

MidCity Kitchen 693 Raymond Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55114

New and experienced farmers’ market vendors – develop your skills for successful sales in an engaging workshop with the Twin Cities Metro Growers Network and Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association (MFMA)! We’ll meet at MidCity Kitchen, home of one of the Twin Cities’ newest farmers’ markets and shared commercial kitchen. Sina War from MFMA will guide…

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Urban Farm Tour

Jul 21, 2024 3:00PM—5:00PM

Blue Forest Plants 831 W Skyline Pkwy Duluth, MN

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See two impressive producers in the middle of Duluth! Ted Johnson and Angie Krick have Blue Forest Plants which specializes in fruit, nut, and perennials for the northern climate. Their backyard farm is an established permaculture paradise where they grow and propagate a huge variety of plants. Ben Cogger runs Observation Hill Farm. We will…

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Good Nature Farm Field Tour

Aug 09, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Good Nature Farm

Join us for an afternoon touring and learning about Good Nature Farm in Grand Marais MN. Meet farmers Nick and Kristin DeArruda Wharton and connect with fellow local farmers and producers. Good Nature Farm is a family farm and off-grid solar-powered homestead on Lake Superior's North Shore. They grow produce, raise laying hens and have sold…

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Cultivating a Sustainable Future at the UMD Land Lab

Aug 03, 2024 2:00PM—5:00PM

UMD Land Lab 3568 Riley Rd Duluth, MN 55803

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Led by the new farm manager John Beaton, we will tour the Land Lab and discuss how the university farm can be a resource to area growers through research and education. We will see the renewed market garden, see a demonstration of their compost spreader, and discuss the biochar and forest assisted migration projects. This…

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Successful Swine Management on Pasture

Jul 15, 2024 10:00AM—2:00PM

Yker Acres 2327 Gillogly Road Carlton, MN 55718

Alison and Joshua Stamper own and operate Yker Acres, a pasture based farrow to finish, heritage breed farm in Carlton, MN. Joshua has a BS in Agriculture from Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, and MS in Agronomy. Alison did not grow up on a farm, but she can tell you all about what it takes…

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Edible Plant Walk

Jul 31, 2024 5:00PM—7:00PM

UMD Land Lab 3568 Riley Rd. Duluth, MN 55803

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This plant walk will focus on wild edible plants in a variety of habitats at the UMD Land Lab. Guided by conservation biologist and wild edible instructor Sarah Foltz Jordan, we will discuss dozens of exceptional wild food plants in our region, along with creative ways to incorporate them into our diets in a meaningful…

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Past | Archive

Successful Swine Management on Pasture

Jul 15, 2024 10:00AM—2:00PM

Yker Acres 2327 Gillogly Road Carlton, MN 55718

Sowing Seeds: Celebrating Local Foods & Lost Skills

Jul 14, 2024 11:00AM—4:00PM

Alternative Roots Farm 11197 130th Street Madelia, MN 56062

Snake River Farm Tour with the East Central Chapter

Jul 13, 2024 9:00AM—1:00PM

18251 62nd St. Becker, MN 55308

Farmers’ Market Success: A Vendor’s Toolkit

Jul 10, 2024 2:00PM—4:30PM

MidCity Kitchen 693 Raymond Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55114

Soil Health Field Day: Understanding the Biological Soil Tests

Jul 10, 2024 8:00AM—3:00PM

Roosevelt Community Center Main Street Roosevelt, MN 56673

Western Chapter Monthly Meeting

Jul 02, 2024 7:30PM

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