Community Events

Check out this list of curated events happening in Minnesota that you can take
advantage of! If you have an upcoming event, share it with us through the
form at the bottom of this page.


Dec 1 | Feast! Local Food Festival Marketplace

Feast! Local Foods Marketplace is a trade show and festival for all ages with over 100 businesses from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa who sample and sell their artisan food, beer, wine and cider. Tradeshow registration is also open to aspiring entrepreneurs.


Dec 6-8 | Stone Barns Young Farmer Conference Livestream

Join Stone Barns for topics like agroecology, growing from urban to rural, pollination ecology and climate change adaption. 


Dec 7-8 | 2nd national conference on cover crops and soil health

Join the Soil and Water Conservation Society December 7-8, 2017, for the second National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, held at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis, Indiana. This meeting will be a great opportunity to learn recent developments in how cover crops are being used by innovative farmers across the country and gain important insights on improving soil health from producers, conservation leaders, and scientists.

Dec 14 | Good Night Market

The Good Night Market is a pop-up market put on by Impact Hub MSP showcasing local, socially conscious brands, entrepreneurs, and makers. Spend a wintry evening at the Traffic Zone Art Gallery, enjoying food, art, and shopping that makes a difference in the world with every purchase.


Jan 26 | 13th Emerging Farmers Conference

The annual Emerging Farmers Conference (formerly the Immigrant & Minority Farmers Conference) serves to advance the success and sustainability of farmers who traditionally face barriers to the education and resources necessary to build profitable agricultural businesses. This innovative conference focuses primarily on the needs and interests of farmers of color and immigrant farmers, and supports their contributions to local economic development and building healthy communities.