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Big River Farms Farmers’ Market Trainer Position Available

Minnesota Food Association is now hiring for a seasonal Farmers Market Trainer! Reason position exists: To train beginning farmers in operating all aspects of a successful farmers’ market stall. Continue reading ‘Big River Farms Farmers’ Market Trainer Position Available’

Minnesota Farmers Union Rural Issues Discussions

We have arranged 15 Rural Issues Discussions over a two week period, beginning next Monday, March 27 to have some serious discussions about what is on the minds of rural Minnesotans, ranging from health care (public option?) to local food, to Minnesota Grown, to ditch mowing, to hunger issues, to buffer zones, to beginning farmer programs, to food shelves, etc.

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Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Seeks Reindeer

In December, the Linden Hills Business Association hosts its annual Reindeer Day. As in years past – we are seeking a farmer to help us with a reindeer petting and photo op.

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Linden Hills Farmers’ Market Seeks Vendors

The Linden Hills community in South Minneapolis has opportunities for farmers and food producers in the coming year with our Sunday morning farmers’ market.

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Post-Doctoral Position in Cover Crops for Organic Systems, Cornell University

The postdoctoral position is with an interdisciplinary project titled Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America.  We are in the midst of conducting screening trials comparing populations of winter annual legumes commonly used as green manures in order to select breeding material with traits identified by organic farmers as priorities. Continue reading ‘Post-Doctoral Position in Cover Crops for Organic Systems, Cornell University’

Twin Cities Urban Permaculture Course

Are you interested in learning how to design sustainable solutions for current and future challenges? Have you heard about this course, but are still on the fence about taking it? Would you like to explore cutting edge urban permaculture, urban farms with a focus on social justice, and  rural farm design? The course spans 6 weekends from March 31st until August. Continue reading ‘Twin Cities Urban Permaculture Course’

MDA Specialty Crop Block Grants

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking grant applications from Minnesota organizations to “increase the competitiveness of our specialty crops” in domestic and foreign markets. Apply by April 27, 2017. Continue reading ‘MDA Specialty Crop Block Grants’


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