The 80th annual convention of the Minnesota Farmers Union will begin with registration at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast and continue through Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, or until all business has been concluded.
Business to be conducted at the state convention includes election of delegates to the national convention and discussion and passage of resolutions into MFU policy.
To reserve a room, contact Victor at Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast at (612) 455-6322 by Monday, Nov. 8. Mention that you are coming to the MFU convention. The hotel is located at 1330 Industrial Blvd. NE in Minneapolis.
There is no cost to attend the convention, but meals are ticketed events. RSVP is required by Monday, Nov. 8. MFU works with members and local farmers to showcase local foods in all convention meals. Please reserve your meal tickets and pay at the door. There will be a $5 upcharge per meal for meals that are not reserved in advance.
Advance ticket prices:
$15 per Saturday or Sunday lunch ticket
$30 per banquet ticket
$50 for full meal package, which includes Saturday lunch, Saturday banquet and Sunday lunch
Invitations will be coming to delegates, alternates and county presidents. To register, call (651) 639-1223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child care for children ages 4 and older is available at the MFU convention and open to all members. You must register your children in child care by Friday, Nov. 12. Contact Glen Schmidt, education director, at email@example.com or (651) 218-4066 for more information and to register.