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Dakota County monthly MFU “Lunch-N-Learn”

Dakota County Extension 4100 220 St W, Farmington, MN

Meet every month: “Lunch-N-Learn” (except August) First Wednesday of the month. Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Dakota County Extension, 4100-220th St W, Farmington. Lunch always served. Topics determined along the way. Dates: · January 4 · February 1 · March 1 · April 5 · May 3 · June 7 · July 5…

Pine County Farmers Union Social Hour

Three Twenty Brewing 135 5th St. SE, Pine City, MN

Meet other area farmers, catch up with friends, talk shop, and celebrate or commiserate as needed. We’ll take a few minutes to introduce our Pine County Soil and Water Conservation District representatives who will share info about grants and programs for farmers and will be available all evening to informally answer questions. Where: Three Twenty…

MFU County Officer Training and Supper at Farmers Kitchen + Bar

Minnesota Farmers Union 305 Roselawn Ave E #200, St. Paul, MN

We’re bringing county officers together to learn some basics about the roles of Farmers Union county leaders, to plan for an engaged and dynamic year ahead, ask questions, and network with other leaders. We’ll touch on topics such as membership events, Parliamentary Procedure, county conventions, organizing, and member engagement. After our training, participants are invited…

PEM FFA showing the movie Silo

Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School 500 W Broadway, Plainview

Who:  PEM FFA What:  Movie ‘Silos' Where:  Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School Gym, Plainview, MN Date: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 Time:  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., movie starts at 7 p.m. Local fire department and rescue squad will be there, MFU is co-sponsoring the event and will have a table there. Popcorn and pop will be available…

Food Safety Course for Produce Farms – Northfield

Keepsake Cidery 4609 135th St. E, Dundas, MN

This workshop provides a deep dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe. GAPs training is for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sale to all markets, including farmers markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate…

$15

Back to Basics Event with Happy Dancing Turtle – Pine River

Pine River-Backus School 410 Murray Ave, Pine River, MN

Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! It combines workshops, vendors/exhibitors, a keynote, lunch, door prizes, and more to bring roughly 400 people together to share ideas on a wide variety of topics related to sustainability and resiliency. In addition to 40+ workshops, this event includes a large vendor area…

Lobby Day Drive-In

Minnesota State Capitol Complex 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN

Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is excited to welcome our family farmer members to the state Capitol for our annual in-person Lobby Day Drive-in on Wednesday, Feb. 15 starting at 10 a.m. RSVP at bit.ly/Lobby2023rsvp and more information will be sent to you, including meeting location. Tentative Agenda 10 a.m. - Sign-in / distribute materials 10:15-10:30…

MFU Lobby Day Legislative Reception

Farmers Kitchen + Bar 750 S. 2nd Street Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN

There will a legislative reception after Lobby Day at Farmers Kitchen + Bar.

Food Safety Course for Produce Farms – St. Paul

Minnesota Farmers Union 305 Roselawn Ave E #200, St. Paul, MN

This workshop provides a deep dive into Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on the farm. GAPs are science-based, farm-level practices for keeping fresh produce safe. GAPs training is for farm owners, workers and gardeners who grow, harvest and pack fresh vegetables for sale to all markets, including farmers markets, CSA, retail, schools, restaurants, or who donate…

$15
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MFU Woman’s Book Club – The Farmers Lawyer

We are reading and discussing Sarah Vogel’s book, The Farmer’s Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm. Join us as we learn and talk about the truly inspiring story of Vogel’s legal battle against the United States government in the early 1980s. This event is open to all women…

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MFU Woman’s Book Club – The Farmers Lawyer

We are reading and discussing Sarah Vogel’s book, The Farmer’s Lawyer: The North Dakota Nine and the Fight to Save the Family Farm. Join us as we learn and talk about the truly inspiring story of Vogel’s legal battle against the United States government in the early 1980s. This event is open to all women…

Minnesota Farmers Union Women’s Conference 2023

Minnesota Farmers Union 305 Roselawn Ave E #200, St. Paul, MN

Join fellow MFU members for a weekend of creating community and connection around rural storytelling, food, farming and wellness. This gathering of women farmers, makers, shakers and leaders will be filled with ideas, professional development, energy and connections that span across food, farming and relationships. The conference theme this year is Putting Ideas into Motion and…