May Pick of the Month newsletter has been released

May 11th, 2017

Pairing meats with Minnesota Wines

We asked Scott Ellenbecker of Round Lake Vineyards & Winery to offer some insight on pairing entrees with Minnesota made wines. “Everything in wine is balance,” he explained. “Think about flavor ad balance. No food, spice, or ingredient should dominate another.” Click here for ideas for pairing your favorite proteins with Minnesota made wines.

Member Spotlight: Helstrom Farms

It is National Beef Month! The Minnesota Grown Directory has 108 beef producers! We talked with Jason Helstrom about his grass-fed beef farm and their positive impact on the environment. “Through proper management, we can reverse our carbon footprint and improve the environment,” he said. Click here to read his full interview.

Guest Blog: The Sip on Local Wine

We invited Lauren Voigt from Minnesota Uncorked to discuss the Minnesota wine industry and its impact on the economy. Click here for Lauren’s full blog post.

Local Gardening Tips

Spring is here, which means it is time to spruce up your outdoor space! Minnesota Grown members and nursery centers have plenty of options to help with your gardening needs. We talked with Bachman’s Floral, Home and Garden and the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association for their insight on bedding plants. Click here for the full article.