workshops and events

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  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Garden Farme in Ramsey, MN

    Soil Health Workshop

    Learn about soil health and soil systems from your hosts Bruce Bacon and Christian Klatt.
    Open to established specialty crop farmers only. This workshop is free of charge to help farmers troubleshoot and increase profitability for the upcoming growing season. We are also offering a few hours of follow-up assistance from the workshop hosts for attendees.

    If you are an established farm currently growing fruits, nuts, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, etc. please register for a workshop by emailing Monica Walch at monica@rtcinfo.org.
    We hope you can join us!

     

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM through September 04, 2017
    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!”

    For more information

  • Friday, November 10, 2017 at 09:00 AM through November 12, 2017

    New Farmer U - Iowa

    Over 100 beginning farmers converged in Lanesboro, Minn. for our first New Farmer U weekend training to learn from “rock star” organic farmers and agriculture experts about a variety of farming best practices. Opportunities to network with other beginning farmers and mentors were had by all. For more information check out the New Farmer U website.

  • Friday, December 01, 2017 at 10:00 AM through December 03, 2017
    Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN

    FEAST! Local Foods Marketplace 2017

    What is the Feast! Local Foods Marketplace?

    Just the largest exhibit of the finest local food and beverages in Southern Minnesota, Northeastern Iowa, and Southwest Wisconsin. The two-day event is held in early December in Rochester, Minnesota. http://www.local-feast.org 

    December 1st will be industry-only tradeshow on Friday.

    December 2nd will be the public festival on Saturday.

     

  • Friday, December 08, 2017 at 09:00 AM through December 10, 2017
    Streator Baptist Camp in Streator, IL

    New Farmer U - Illinois

    Over 100 beginning farmers converged in Lanesboro, Minn. for our first New Farmer U weekend training to learn from “rock star” organic farmers and agriculture experts about a variety of farming best practices. Opportunities to network with other beginning farmers and mentors were had by all. For more information check out the New Farmer U website.