Tuesday, September 8, 2009

September 12: Small Farm and Rural Living Expo 2009

The Small Farm and Rural Living Expo 2009 is scheduled for this upcoming weekend in Jordan, MN.

This Expo is organized by the University of Minnesota Extension and includes seminars on issues related to living on small acreages.

In addition, there will be vendors showcasing products, programs, and equipment designed for acreage owners.

Special features will include the “Aisle of Breeds” featuring livestock suited to small farms and acreages as well as a “Kids Corner” with activities for children.
Concessions will be provided all day by 4-H clubs.

Gates will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. September 12th only!
Seminars will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m.
Vendors will be available throughout the day.

$10 per person
$20 per family or car
Children 12 & under are free!

A brochure from the event lists the events happening on each stage, including presentations on cheese-making, chicken coops, and local food marketing: http://www.extension.umn.edu/smallfarms/pdfs/small_farm_and_rural_living_expo_brochure.pdf

[where: Sustainable Food, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Twin Cities, Minnesota]

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