Current & Upcoming

May Farmer Social

May 04, 2024 1:00PM—3:00PM

Get Bentz Farm 30700 Northfield Blvd Northfield, MN 55057

Kick off the 2024 season of farmer socials with a fiber mill and dye garden tour at Get Bentz Farm in Northfield! Theresa Bentz, previous Cannon River Chapter president, will show us how she transforms local wool into yarn while Maddy Bartsch, our chapter’s Community Connector, will give us a tour of what they’ve got…

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Thriving Through Drought: Regenerative Grazing Strategies for Sheep and Goats

Apr 29, 2024 7:30PM—9:00PM

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Hosted by NDSU Extension and UMN Extension, this webinar will provide information that helps producers make grazing decisions for their sheep and goats this season. The featured speaker is Jonathan Kilpatrick with the Minnesota Sustainable Farming Association, who will discuss pasture management strategies for drought conditions and other topics related to grazing and drought. Registration…

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Sowing Seeds: Celebrating Local Foods & Lost Skills

Jul 14, 2024 11:00AM—4:00PM

Alternative Roots Farm 11197 130th Street Madelia, MN 56062

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A fun and memorable afternoon that is all about celebrating local foods and rediscovering traditional self-sufficiency skills. Pre-registration required, no walkups, please. Refunds for cancellations can be requested up to 48 hours prior to the event. SFA staff and volunteers occasionally take photos during our workshops, cafe chats and field days for promotional purposes and to…

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Bent Paddle Round Up with LSSFA

Apr 13, 2024 12:00PM—3:00PM

Bent Paddle Brewing Company 1832 W Michigan Street Duluth, MN 55806

A social gathering in Bent Paddle Brewing Company to celebrate that the Lake Superior Chapter of SFA are their round-up recipients from April 1 – 15, 2024. Come learn about the LSSFA! No registration required, just show up. SFA staff and volunteers occasionally take photos during our workshops, cafe chats and field days for promotional…

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Minnesota River Chapter Meeting

Apr 10, 2024 4:00PM—7:00PM

Wooden Spoon 515 N Riverfront Mankato, MN

The MN River Chapter will be conducting a business meeting in conjunction with the Region Nine Grower’s Network. The agenda includes: Introductions and Updates, Local Foods Update, and a discussion on Internships. The SFA Business meeting will begin at approx. 5:00 with a social hour following from 6:00-7:00 p.m.. Current members and interested persons are…

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Pasture Walk Series #7 – Prepping for Overwintering & Bale-grazing

Oct 24, 2024 6:00PM

TBD TBD,

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Save the Date:  Thursday, October 24, 2024  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details coming soon.  Free Admission; registration requested. Address: coming soon. Contact: Jonathan Kilpatrick, jonathan@sfa-mn.org 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…

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Pasture Walk Series #6 – Stockpiling Perennials

Sep 26, 2024 6:00PM

TBD TBD,

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Save the Date:  Thursday, September 26, 2024  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details coming soon.  Free Admission; registration requested. Address: coming soon. Contact: Jonathan Kilpatrick, jonathan@sfa-mn.org 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…

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Pasture Walk Series #5 – Warm Season Annuals

Aug 22, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

TBD TBD,

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Save the Date:  Thursday, August 22, 2024  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details coming soon.  Free Admission; registration requested. Address: coming soon. Contact: Jonathan Kilpatrick, jonathan@sfa-mn.org 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…

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Pasture Walk Series #4 – Silvopasture

Jul 25, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

TBD TBD,

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Save the Date:  Thursday, July 25, 2024  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details coming soon.  Free Admission; registration requested. Address: coming soon. Contact: Jonathan Kilpatrick, jonathan@sfa-mn.org 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…

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Pasture Walk Series #3

Jun 27, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

TBD TDB,

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Save the Date:  Thursday, June 27, 2024  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details coming soon.  Free Admission; registration requested. Address: coming soon. Contact: Jonathan Kilpatrick, jonathan@sfa-mn.org 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…

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Past | Archive

Germination Chamber and Succession Planting Workshop

Apr 22, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

Cedar Crate Farm 4396 240TH AVENUE Waldorf, MN 56091

“Three Crucial Steps to Build Your Profitable Farm” with Charlotte Smith

Apr 18, 2024 8:00AM—5:00PM

College of Saint Benedict 37 College Ave S St. Joseph, MN 56374

Bent Paddle Round Up with LSSFA

Apr 13, 2024 12:00PM—3:00PM

Bent Paddle Brewing Company 1832 W Michigan Street Duluth, MN 55806

“Roots So Deep” Documentary Showing

Apr 12, 2024 5:00PM—9:00PM

Regenerative Agriculture Conference – “Litter the land with livestock”

Apr 10, 2024 9:30AM—3:30PM

Braham Event Center 655 8th Street SW Braham, MN 55006

Minnesota River Chapter Meeting

Apr 10, 2024 4:00PM—7:00PM

Wooden Spoon 515 N Riverfront Mankato, MN