Valentine’s Day is just one day away! Surprise your Valentine with locally grown flowers. Minnesota Grown member Duluth Flower Farm was recently featured on Fox 21. This is their first year offering Valentine’s flowers – plus free delivery! Duluth Flower Farm makes every effort to source Minnesota Grown and American Grown flowers for their arrangements. Watch the news clip.
Minnesota Grown member, CannonBelles Cheese was recently featured in the Star Tribune after CannonBelles’ queso fresco won the American Cheese Society first prize in the queso fresco category. Learn more about how the business started – Read the article.
Minnesota Grown member, Johnston Honey, was featured in the Post Bulletin. Their honey products can be found in retail locations around the state including three Hy-vee groceries in Rochester, Amish Market Square in Saint Charles, Golden Fig Fine Foods in St. Paul, and the Minnesota State of Nice store in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Click to read more about Johnston Honey.
Congrats to Minnesota Grown member and largest hop farm in Minnesota, Might Axe Hops, for their recent feature in Twin Cities Business magazine earlier this fall. You can find Mighty Axe Hops in local craft beers including Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Summit Brewing Co. and Bad Weather Brewing Co. Read the article.
The Minnesota Grown program is now accepting new members. Ten randomly selected new members who apply before December 31, 2017 will receive a Minnesota Grown prize pack, which includes a metal “Proud Member” sign and a Minnesota Grown hat. Read the press release and learn about Windswept Hill Farm’s experience as a Minnesota Grown Member.
Minnesota Grown Proud Member Logo
Minnesota Grown member, Rum River Tree Farm, has been recently featured in several publications. As the MDA press release notes, “Rum River Tree Farm, the 2017 Minnesota State Fair Grand Champion Christmas Tree winner, has donated the 20 foot balsam fir standing outside the Minnesota State Capitol Building. The 2017 Christmas tree is the first donated since the grand reopening of the newly renovated Capitol Building.” Read the full article.
Check out this interesting partnership between Minnesota Grown member, Parley Lake Winery, and Inbound BrewCo. Inbound BrewCo’s seasonal Halucidation beer/wine hybrid is made with cold-climate La Crescent grapes from Parley Lake Winery in Waconia. Read the article to learn more.
White Bear Press recently highlighted the fast-arriving White Bear Lake Winter Market. The new market will be held indoors at Tamarack Nature Center just in time for the holidays. Look for Minnesota Grown members including All Good Organics, Eichten’s Hidden Acres, and Pine Tree Apple Orchard cider. Vendors will have a variety of products including fresh produce, preserves, soups, breads, meats, cheese, nuts, oil & spice blends, and more.
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Minnesota Grown member, Bolton Bees won the “Food Producer” category in the Minnesota Business Magazine. Photo is from the Nov/Dec 2017 issue. See the complete list of Most Likely to Succed finalists here.
This season marks the last chance to cut your own Christmas tree at Z’s Trees, a Minnesota Grown member with over 25,000 trees. Starting next year they will offer only pre-cut trees at their 40 acre Christmas tree farm in Waconia. Watch the news clip.