Author Archives: Danielle Daugaard

Valentine’s Flowers from Duluth Flower Farm

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.

close up of flower arrangement including pink roses and light purple flowers

Johnston beekeeper in bee suite inspects a hive.

Johnston Honey featured in Post Bulletin

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.

Johnston beekeeper in bee suite inspects a hive.

Minnesota Grown Announces New Member Prizes

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

Minnesota Grown Proud Member Logo

Lit Christmas tree in front of Minnesota State Capitol building

Rum River Tree Farm donates State Capitol Tree

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.

Lit Christmas tree in front of Minnesota State Capitol building

White Bear Lake winter farmes market logo

New White Bear Lake Winter Market

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.

Read the article.

pine tree apple orchard cider being display in jugs by a female employee

bolton bees won Food Producer 2017 in Minnesota Business Magazine

Bolton Bees Wins Award

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.

bolton bees won Food Producer 2017 in Minnesota Business Magazine