The region’s largest local foods showcase for the public and trade!


Renewing the Countryside is a founding member of the FEAST Local Food Network -- a partnership of many organizations, businesses, and individuals committed to growing a sustainable, local and regional food system which encourages innovation. As a result of our work, we hope to see current businesses flourish and new businesses get established.

We are hosting Feast! a regional local foods festival and tradeshow at the Rochester Civic Center on December 1st and 2nd, 2017. The two-day event will showcase the best local food producers and makers from Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin


FEAST! 2017 Schedule:

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Industry Only Tradeshow


Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Public Festival and Marketplace


Stay tuned for news and updates!


We invite you to join us as a partner or sponsor. We project over 1,200 attendees

to the festival and over 100 producers, foodmakers and buyers at the tradeshow.


Presented by F·E·A·S·T Local Food Network

Supported by: Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Renewing the Countryside, MN 

Department of Agriculture, U of M SE Sustainable Partnership, and many more.

Visit www.local-feast.org for more information