Autumn brings crisp air, fall leaves, and family feasts. On their farm in Eagle Bend, the Haffners strive to raise high quality meats. We talked with Becky to learn how the family farm got their start and the transition to making the farm business … [Read more...] about Meet a Farmer: Becky & Will of Haffner Family Farm
As a physician and a dietitian, Steve and Judy Harder are astutely familiar with the link between health and nutrition. After retiring from their healthcare careers, the Harders opened Jubilee Market & Peacemeals in Mountain Lake. Since starting … [Read more...] about Meet a Farmer: Judy and Steve of Jubilee Market & Peacemeals
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 … [Read more...] about Recipe: Raspberry Muffins
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