Public Comment Sought by Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, in its continued commitment to the needs of our stakeholders and to seeking the most impactful and inclusive research, will expand and refine the FFAR Challenge Areas for 2019. Submit comments by October 12, 2018. Continue reading ‘Public Comment Sought by Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research’


Mississippi River Grant Program, McKnight Foundation

The Mississippi River program works to restore the water quality and resilience of the Mississippi River. It funds efforts to restore the functional hydrology in the river corridor and reduce the agricultural pollution in four states along the northern half of the river: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois. Initial inquiries due by November 1, 2018. Continue reading ‘Mississippi River Grant Program, McKnight Foundation’

Bee Grant Program for K-12 Students

The Bee Grant program allows for a K-12 school or non-profit organization to receive support for an educational bee hive. Submit Letter of Intent by October 15, 2018. Continue reading ‘Bee Grant Program for K-12 Students’

Minnesota Beginning Farmer Tax Credit

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Rural Finance Authority reminds beginning farmers to apply by November 1, 2018 for the tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock. Continue reading ‘Minnesota Beginning Farmer Tax Credit’

Art of Food Coalition Coordinator Position

The Art of Food in Frogtown and Rondo, a 3-year old collaboration among Frogtown Farm, Public Art Saint Paul, Urban Farm and Garden Alliance, Asian Economic Development Corporation, and Twin Cities Agricultural Land Trust, aims at improving healthy food access and economic development in those low-income neighborhoods. Apply by October 8, 2018. Continue reading ‘Art of Food Coalition Coordinator Position’

Twin Cities Delivery Driver Position, Featherstone Farms

Featherstone Farm is seeking a Twin Cities based Delivery Driver.  This person will drive around the Twin Cities to our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) drop sites with our fresh market produce. This is a seasonal position (bi-weekly hours in November to mid February) in which this person is expected to work around 20-24 hours every other week on Wednesdays and Thursdays; hours may vary but are approximately from 6:30am to 5pm. Part-time weekly delivery driving will start again June for the 2019-20 growing season.    Continue reading ‘Twin Cities Delivery Driver Position, Featherstone Farms’

Compost Program for Community Gardens, City of Minneapolis

There is still low or no-cost compost available through the City of Minneapolis’ Community Garden Compost program, even though the original deadline to apply for fall compost has passed. Qualifying community gardens may request one delivery of up to 10 cubic yards of compost. Continue reading ‘Compost Program for Community Gardens, City of Minneapolis’

Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture Website

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