Minnesota River

Welcome to the Minnesota River Chapter

The Minnesota River Chapter of SFA encompasses sustainable farmers, producers and like-minded consumers in south central Minnesota. Our chapter is focused on strengthening the local food system in our region, improving the water quality of the Minnesota River and building a farmer network to share knowledge that furthers sustainable farming practices.



    • Call us at 844.922.5573 Ext. 721



Chapter Events

Previous Event

Sowing Seeds:
Celebrating Local Foods & Lost Skills

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

Occurred on Sunday, Jul 23, 2023, at Alternative Roots Farm, Madelia

A fun and memorable afternoon that was all about celebrating local foods and rediscovering traditional self-sufficiency skills.


Our partner organizations on this project were:
Renewing the Countryside
Minnesota Farmers Union



Check here for our next Networking Night & Social

The last one was Thursday, April 27th, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Locale Brewing Co., 228 Poplar St Mankato, MN

Free to attend. Registration requested, walkups welcome.

Join the Minnesota River Chapter at Locale for an opportunity to network with others in the chapter or interested in SFA! This will be a great time to socialize as we begin the growing season of 2023.

Become a Member

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

Chapter Leadership

    • Chair: Don Hermanson


    • Treasurer: Herman Bartsch


    • Secretary: Andrea Lynn


    • Board Delegate: Scott Haase