Many Sustainable Farming Association chapters are hosting annual meetings in the coming weeks, starting with the Crow River meeting this Saturday in Delano. These regional gatherings typically include education, farmer networking, membership renewals, chapter planning and visioning, board elections, food and fellowship.
To find an upcoming meeting in your area, see below or visit our calendar at sfa-mn.org/events. These meetings are open to all; a link is included for those requiring an RSVP.
Crow River Chapter is hosting several SFA expert speakers during its annual meeting, “Healthy Soil, Healthy Farms, Healthy Community,” from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Delano Senior Center, 234 2nd St N, Delano. REGISTER HERE. Info: sfa-mn.org/crow-river.
Lake Superior Chapter is hosting several expert speakers during its annual meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 27 at Peace Church, 1111 N 11th Ave E, Duluth. Register at the door. Info: sfa-mn.org/lake-superior.
East Central Chapter will host its first regular chapter meeting of 2018 from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Jan. 27, at the community room in Coborn’s, 209 6th Ave NE, Isanti. Agenda includes a chapter update, outline of anticipated 2018 chapter events/meetings, and networking time. REGISTER HERE. Info: sfa-mn.org/east-central.
Cannon River Chapter is hosting its annual meeting with a potluck and full agenda from 1-4 p.m. Sun., Jan. 28, at Seven Songs Farm, 46544 70th Ave, Kenyon. Info: sfa-mn.org/cannon-river.
Greater Mille Lacs Chapter is hosting its annual meeting from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 28 at Hazelton Town Hall, 24248 US 169, Aitkin. Presentations focus on growing and marketing garlic as well as soil health for small farms; no RSVP required. Info: sfa-mn.org/greater-mille-lacs.
Crow Wing River Basin Forage Council, a networking group of SFA, is hosting its Winter Meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 1 at Central Lakes College, 26505 Co. Rd. 2, Staples. REGISTER HERE. Info: sfa-mn.org/foragecouncil.
Central Chapter is hosting a breakfast social, strategy session and more during its annual meeting from 8 to 11 a.m. Sat., Feb. 24, at Sprout, 609 13th Ave NE, Little Falls. REGISTER HERE. Info: sfa-mn.org/central.