Upcoming Events At Big River Farms, a program of
Minnesota Food Association Activities
All events are located at 14220 Ostlund Trail North, Marine on St. Croix unless otherwise noted. Click here for directions.
February 2-3, 2012: 8th Immigrant and Minority Farmers Conference. Located in St. Paul at the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters.
October 13, 3:30-8 pm. Harvest Party - Join us for an evening potluck, tours of the farm, a band, bonfire and fun with family and friends.
September 23, 2012. 2pm – 8 pm. Big River Slow Food Harvest Dinner on the Farm – Fundraiser for Slow Food MN Twin Cities and MN Food Association. Silent Auction, a white-tablecloth, full-service dinner with wine pairings. The menu combines foods of farmer-immigrants with favorite dishes of our guest chefs: Lucia Watson of Lucia’s, Nick Rancone and Thomas Boemer of Corner Table, Joe Hatch-Surisook of Sen Yai Sen Lek and John Kraus of Patisserie 46. Much of the produce will come from Big River Farms. Wine pairings will accompany the courses.
August, 19, 2012, Dinner On The Farm 5 pm onwards. Family Friendly event – children are free.
July 21, 2012, Eat Local Farm Tour, 11am - 4pm
June 2, 10 am-2 pm., Community Workday- Our projects aren’t identified yet, but they are sure to be fun.
May 12, Noon-4 pm. Spring Open House and Plan Sale Fall - Join us for an afternoon of tours,pot luck lunch, purchase flowers and plants for your own garden. This is also last call for CSA shares, unless we are full by then.
May 5, 9 –noon, Community Thread Volunteer Workday - spring cleaning office, barn, build storage for farmers-in-training, field work with farmers-in-training.
April 7, 8 am – noon, Community Workday – Pull Plastic on Tomato Hoop House, lay line for irrigation system.