Tiny Diner & Farm August Classes & Events (Minneapolis)

RSVP at least 3 days in advance to tinydinerfarm@gmail.com w/ “RSVP” and the class name in the subject line. Classes FREE unless otherwise noted.  tinydiner.com ——- tinydinerfarm.wordpress.com Continue reading ‘Tiny Diner & Farm August Classes & Events (Minneapolis)’

East Bethel,MN Landowner Seeks Rental Goats to Clear Brush

I am looking into goat rental. Not at all ready to own them yet. I live in East Bethel on a 2 1/2 acre lot with about half of my lot and all of the 2 1/2 acres next to me full of underbrush and buckthorn. Continue reading ‘East Bethel,MN Landowner Seeks Rental Goats to Clear Brush’

Pop-Up Farmers’ Market at Target Field Station Seeks Vendors

FRANK & ERNEST FOODS has been contracted to curate a new pop-up farmers’ market, along with Hennepin County’s ‘Go Outside’ Programming, and located at Target Field Station. This outstanding location is central to the cool neighborhood of North Loop, in Downtown Minneapolis and within the shade of the new ballpark. 

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Minnesota’s Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program

Farmers across Minnesota are now taking advantage of a state program that celebrates and ensures protection of the state’s water resources. With the help of a five-year, $9 million award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and legislation enacted earlier this year, the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) is formally transitioning from four pilot areas to being available to any agricultural producer statewide. Continue reading ‘Minnesota’s Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program’

Comment Period on Bee Health: Restricting Pesticide Applications When Crops Are In Bloom

Update – Bee Health – Restricting Pesticide Applications When Crops are in Bloom – EPA has extended the public comment period to August 28, 2015 for its May 29, 2015 Proposed Rule to “… adopt mandatory pesticide label restrictions to protect managed bees under contract pollination services from foliar applications of pesticides that are acutely toxic to bees on a contact exposure basis.” Continue reading ‘Comment Period on Bee Health: Restricting Pesticide Applications When Crops Are In Bloom’

Deep Roots Farm Skills 101 Course

Are you ready to learn what it’s really like to be a forage-based livestock farmer? Do you need boots-on-the-ground farm experience in a relaxed environment led by farmer educators? Are you ready to learn “reality farming?” Course begins end of September. Continue reading ‘Deep Roots Farm Skills 101 Course’

Volunteers Needed for Minneapolis Farmers Market Produce Rescue

The Food Group (formerly Emergency Foodshelf Network) is partnering with the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market to collect surplus produce from farmers, vendors, and customers and distribute the donated food to food shelves and meal programs in the Twin Cities metro area. Produce Rescue volunteers are needed each Sunday, from 12:00pm to 2:30, throughout the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market season. Continue reading ‘Volunteers Needed for Minneapolis Farmers Market Produce Rescue’



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