workshops and events



  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM through September 02, 2019
    Minnesota State Fair in St Paul, MN

    Healthy Local Foods at the MN State Fair

    Come visit the Healthy Local Food exhibit each year 

    at the “Great Minnesota Get-Together!”

    Healthy Local Food Exhibit


    Click here for more information

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 01:00 PM through October 25, 2019
    Red Wing, MN

    National Farm Viability Conference


    Renewing the Countryside is proud to serve as the regional host for the fourth National Farm Viability Conference happening October 22-24 in Red Wing, Minnesota! The Conference features three days of workshops, discussion and tours focused on strengthening farm sustainability, building more resilient local food systems and supporting the long term profitability of farming and agri-entrepreneurs from start-ups to generational businesses. This year, the Conference is coming to the Midwest for the first time and will be hosted by Minnesota-based organization Renewing the Countryside

    The Conference is geared towards professionals in the fields of farm and food business planning, financial planning, agricultural financing, crisis management, farmland conservation, agricultural market development, and food hub management. It offers attendees the opportunity to network and learn from industry leaders and other professionals in their fields, develop new knowledge and skills, and tour nearby farms and value-added processing facilities. 

    Early Bird Registration ends August 15. Visit for registration links and more information.