Farm Fresh Road Trip

Minnesota Grown was very proud to help sponsor Minnesota Farmers Union’s first season of “Farm Fresh Road Trip”. Hosted by Mary Lahammer, the crew travels throughout Minnesota and features 6 different restaurants that source locally. Throughout the half hour show, you will see many specialty crops featured.  The “Farm Fresh Road Trip” is an exciting way to capture the local foods movement. It is an Emmy® winning production!

Have you seen it yet? Click here to watch the full episode!

There are lots of Minnesota Grown specialty crops featured in these segments, check out the list below to help identify them! All the specialty crops you see below are available for purchase director from the grower. Check out the Minnesota Grown Directory to find a producer near you!

Segment One: Foxy Falafel, St Paul

  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Parsley
  • Tomatoes

Segment Two: Spanky’s Stone Hearth, Frazee

  • Cucumbers
  • Mint
  • Strawberries

Segment Three: Zellas, Hutchinson

  • Basil
  • Corn
  • Frontenac Gris (Cold-hardy wine grape)
  • Honey
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Tomatoes

Segment Four: Lake Avenue Cafe, Duluth

  • Basil
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • Greens/Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Tomatoes

Segment Five: Strip Club Meat & Fish, St Paul

  • Blueberries
  • Garlic
  • Honey
  • Mint
  • Rosemary
  • Sweet Corn
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes

Segment Six: River Rock Cafe, St Peter

  • Basil
  • Blueberries
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