Guest Author, Michelle Bruhn I’m proud to say Minnesota is at the forefront of eating local. This is thanks to our lucky combination of fertile soil, passionate farmers, and creative chefs -- maybe even in part from Minnesota Grown itself. But what … [Read more...] about Minnesota’s First Foods are New Again
Recipe Shared by Minnesota Grown member, Afton Apple Orchard. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/3 cup sugar 1 Tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup melted … [Read more...] about Raspberry Muffin
Each year, thousands of people stop by the Minnesota Grown booth in the agriculture and horticulture building to learn more about local food systems and where to buy local foods. Stop by and talk one-on-one with food producers to learn more about … [Read more...] about Exciting Changes at the State Fair!
At Center Creek Orchard, Gordon and Karen Toupal strive to create the perfect fall experience for customers of all ages. We talked with Gordon to learn how an idea to plant 8 acres of apple trees has blossomed and taken off in a way they never … [Read more...] about Meet a Farmer: Gordon of Center Creek Orchard
Summer brings warm nights, tasty berries, and an abundance of fresh produce. At Hope Organic, Tou Vang and his family strive to raise high quality produce for their customers. We talked with Farmer Tou to learn the ins and outs of making the … [Read more...] about Meet a Farmer: Tou of Hope Organic
Get to Know the Farmers Market Nutrition Program The Farmers Market Nutrition Program is a federal program administered by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. It seeks to provide fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs to … [Read more...] about Farmers Market Nutrition Program