Meet the farmer: Big River Farms

Minnesota Food Association Event -- March 30, 2014

On March 30, Minnesota Food Association will present a casual celebration of the upcoming farm season. Hear directly from the farmers of Big River Farms, a certified organic vegetable farm located in Marine, MN that provides training land and resources to farmers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds.

The event will take place from 1-4pm at Gorkha Palace restaurant in Minneapolis There will be snacks, socializing, a Q&A and a sign-up for Big River Farms CSA

An appetizer buffet provided by Gorkha Palace Minneapolis will be available for purchase at $15/person, with proceeds going to support this immigrant-owned restaurant that buys from local farms.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to

Minnesota Food Association provides a full range of educational programming about organic agriculture to beginning farmers and to all members of the community interested in learning more. Their unique approach uses the rich resources of a Certified Organic farm, located within the 7-county Twin Cities Metro, to engage constituents directly in the lives of organic farmers and the production of the food they eat. Their farmer training program serves individuals from socially-disadvantaged backgrounds, primarily refugees and recent immigrants.

Minnesota Food Association has been a WedgeShare recipient for the past five years.