Lake Agassiz

Welcome to the Lake Agassiz Chapter

The Lake Agassiz Chapter represents northwestern Minnesota, extending from the Fargo-Moorhead area east to Bemidji and from Fergus Falls north to the Canada border.

Information: or 1-844-9-CALL-SFA, Ext. 708.
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Lake Agassiz Chapter

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Upcoming Chapter Events

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Scholarship Opportunity!

Scholarships are available for Lake Agassiz Chapter members who wish to attend conferences and events to learn sustainable farming practices.

In this video, Lake Agassiz member Kelsey Wulf shares how the SFA Annual Conference "jumpstarted" her family farm

Deep Roots Festival

Deep Roots Festival

Annual Festival hosted by Lake Agassiz Chapter of SFA
Look for updates about 2023 festival!

Chapter Leadership

    • Co-Chair: Brittney Johnson (through 2023)


    • Co-Chair: Andy Hayner (2022)


    • Treasurer: Amy Beckman (2023)


    • Secretary: Zach Paige (2023)


    • Director: Jen Walla (2023)


    • Director: Maree & Ryan Pesch (2024)


    • Director: Ron Roller (2024)


    • Association Board Delegate: Scott Roser (2026)


A Two Part Soil Health Virtual Series

Part One: Soil Health Tools and Techniques for Fruit and Vegetable Producers

Join Zachary Paige from the White Earth Food Sovereignty Initiative and Dustin Jasken from USDA NRCS for a Soil Health Workshop outlined regenerative models of soil health based on five principles.

Part Two: Cover Crops in Minnesota

This was a deep dive into the benefits of cover crops and diverse pollinators with researchers Adria Fernandez, Gabriela Hidrobo, Naomy Candelaria and Madison Moses form the UMN Grossman lab as well as the sorghum project with WETCC extension education dept.

For more information on these events, contact Zach Paige, EMAIL.