National Farmers Union Convention


The rumors are true: National Farmers Union's 119th Anniversary Convention will be held virtually! In addition to being hosted online, the event will be structured a bit differently than it has been in years past. Instead of holding all the educational events, panel discussions, breakout discussions, and policy deliberation within a few days, we'll be […]

Let’s Get Social with Social Media!


Featuring: Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Annie Dugan and Mike Scholtz from Food Farm, Katie Peterson from Ferndale Market and Katie Cannon RSVP required Let’s get social! In our virtual world, a core understanding of social media and how to use it to create brand recognition, attract potential customers, and generate sales can provide you with the leading […]

MFU Women Farmer Check-In

An informal space to catch up with fellow womxn of Farmers UnionCome join other Minnesota Farmers Union women to discuss what YOU are interested in seeing from MFU in the future to support women farmers. Should we hold monthly check-ins? Do you have an awesome idea for a Women’s Conference topic? Are you just looking […]

Farmers Union Bingo Night


Relax and play bingo for an evening with the Minnesota Farmers Union team! More information forthcoming

National Ag Day: Working Together to Build a Better Food System


Over the past year, pandemic-related disruptions have revealed longstanding flaws and inequities in our food system - and made it abundantly clear just how essential every single individual who is involved in growing, distributing, selling, and serving food truly is. We will all benefit from addressing these issues and building a better, fairer, and more […]

The Morris Model Climate Resiliency Discussion – Preparedness in Agriculture


The Morris Model team is proud to announce the continuation of its ongoing effort to bring experts to the community via Zoom webinars to provide relevant and timely information regarding the anticipated changes to our way of life with regards to increasingly volatile and extreme weather patterns being observed in west central Minnesota.  On Tuesday, […]

Minnesota Railroads 101


Do you know how important railroads are for the ag industry? Join us to learn all about it! America’s freight railroads are the most productive and cost-effective in the world, connecting consumers and businesses across the country and the world while benefitting the environment and promoting safety. They are also vital for agriculture. Freight railroads […]

Virtual Gathering with Lakes & Legends Brewing Company


Virtual Happy Hour, Tour, and Trivia with Lakes & Legends Brewing Company Join us for a virtual happy hour with Derrick Taylor, co-founder of Lakes & Legends Brewing Company in Minneapolis, the first Minnesota Grown brewery partner in the state. We’ll enjoy a virtual farm-to-brewery tour with Derrick and learn why sourcing local ingredients for […]

Rochdale and the Early Cooperative Movement


Over 170 years ago, a small group of people founded a humble grocery co-op in the North of England with an ambitious vision for a better world. Building on earlier experiments in co-operative enterprise, their ideas soon spread around the world, complementing local struggles, traditions, and practices of mutual aid to help inspire what became […]

Understanding Your Farm Financial Documents


Join the MFU Member Education Committee for a helpful discussion of farm financials! This webinar will work to help farmers get more comfortable with their farm's finances, making that balance sheet not look so intimidating! Nathan Hulinsky, Extension Educator on Agricultural Business Management, will give an overview on understanding farm balance sheets + other financial […]