Minnesota Organic Conference

The Minnesota Organic Conference will be January 12-13 in St. Cloud, MN.  The Conference offers learning and networking opportunities for people new to organic production as well as folks who are old hands at it. We welcome farmers, researchers, educators, consultants, advisors, business people, and anyone else who wants to learn more about organic. Continue reading ‘Minnesota Organic Conference’

Central MN Food Access Summit

The 2016 Central Minnesota Food Access Summit will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at Central Lakes College in Staples. Continue reading ‘Central MN Food Access Summit’

Minneapolis Public Schools Seeks Farmers for 2017-18 School Year

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is seeking Farm to School partner farmers for the 2017-2018 school year! Interested in selling to our district? Join us for our Farmer Information Meeting on December 14th! Continue reading ‘Minneapolis Public Schools Seeks Farmers for 2017-18 School Year’

OMRI Product Review Coordinator Position

The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) is a leading nonprofit organization working to strengthen the organic industry.OMRI is looking for a Product Review Coordinator to join its growing team. As part of the OMRI Review Program, Product Review Coordinators are responsible for completing technical reviews and making recommendations on input materials for use in organic production.  Continue reading ‘OMRI Product Review Coordinator Position’

LSP Farm Transition Workshop

The Land Stewardship Project is offering a Farm Transition Planning Workshop this winter in Rochester, Minn. There will be a chance to network with other farmers at all stages of going through the farm transition planning process. Topics include goal setting and financial planning as well as legal, tax and healthcare implications on farm transition plans. The workshop will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church Saturdays (Jan. 14, Feb. 11 and March 11). Continue reading ‘LSP Farm Transition Workshop’

Biomass Crop Assistance Program


In fiscal year 2017, there is $3 million total available for Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), half of which is for harvesting and delivering forest or agricultural residues to a USDA-approved energy facility. Enroll by December 5, 2016. Continue reading ‘Biomass Crop Assistance Program’

Routes to Farm Beginning Farmer of the Year Award

Southwest Badger is proud to announce four nominees for the 2017 Beginning Farmer of the Year award from Routes to Farm (routes2farm.org). Vote on a nominee by December 15, 2016.

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