BECKY'S FLOWERS AND PLANTS
Brother and sister Arlen & Becky have been selling vegetables since they were little kids and have been selling at farmers markets for almost 40 years. They have a 10 acre farm and grow a variety of delicious produce.
OFFERINGS: Sweet Corn, PLUMS, Produce
The Brendemuhl family is offering freshly picked corn by the baker's dozen at the Red River Market. The produce, also including plums, pepper and more, is grown and picked fresh from the farm outside of Moorhead. It's truly a family operation, getting all of the Brendemuhl kids involved at the market!
DIRT HEAD MICRO GREENS
OfferingS: MICRO GREENS
Dirt Head Microgreens is all about the microgreens grown in the Fargo area. The team at Dirt Head grow and deliver fresh micro greens to local area. They have a true passion for working in the dirt. Between the crew, they harvest 150 flats of new produce every two weeks in an indoor organic garden.
OFFERINGS: ROLLED OATS, MUSHROOMS, WILD FLOWERS, HERBAL TEAS, EGGS, APPLE BUTTER, JELLY
Doubting Thomas is located just a short 20 minute drive from downtown Fargo, ND. A 5th generation family farm is certified organic and has been selling fresh farm products for over 12 years. The family has educational outreach and hosted over 3000 people from 18 different countries that have toured the farm.
OFFERINGS: PRODUCE, TEAS, COTTAGE GOODS, FERMENTATIONS
Folcstede Farms (formerly Red Goose Gardens) began over a decade ago as a Community Supported Agricultural project. They are passionately tied to growing, nurturing, and ethically foraging those plants which offer so much in the way of sustainable, healthy living. From Asparagus to Yarrow salves made with their own beeswax, they are excited to hit the markets in 2017.
GARDEN ON THE HILL
OFFERINGS: Produce, Fresh Herbs
Garden on the Hill loves the world of sustainable agriculture. They believe that it attracts a great amount of friendly people, serious foodies, and well, people who just like to eat tomatoes that taste better than cardboard. Produce grown at the Garden on the Hill includes many varieties of herbs, tomatoes, peppers, squash, and much more.
Gottenborg Apple Orchard is a family-owned orchard. Apple varieties offered include: Zester, Sweet Sixteen, Sweet Tango, Honey Crisp, Chesnut Crab, Red Max, Harlason, and Snowsweet. They take special pride in delivering apples picked at their peak ripeness. One of their goals has been to limit the trees from insecticides, pesticides and after fourteen years, they can honestly attest to having fulfilled that claim. Nothing beats the flavor of a Minnesota grown apple!
OFFERINGS: Produce, Fresh and Dried Herbs
Heart and Soil Farm is a family-owned farm run by Amber and Ross Lockhart in the heart of the Red River Valley. They grow a diversified mix of fruits and vegetables using sustainable, organic practices. They believe that healthy soil grows healthy plants and strive to improve soil fertility through time-honored cultural practices, such as composting, green manures and crop rotation. Heart and Soil's mission is to provide healthy, local foods to our community and teach our children the importance of good land stewardship.
OFFERINGS: PRODUCE, JAM, plants
The Hildebrant family has been growing fruits and vegetables for three generations and have learned a lot along the way. Their farm is pretty small and that is how they like it. They grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and utilize organic methods. It's their labor of love and they hope you think so too!
Ladybug Acres strives to bring high quality, fresh, and local produce to the FM area during our short, yet delicious growing season! Although Ladybug uses practices and inputs upheld by organic standards. All seed is untreated and GMO free. Their season starts with the sweetness of strawberries in July and ends with the vast array of pumpkins and squash in October.
OFFERINGS: Grass-Finished Beef, Grass-Finished Lamb, Pastured-Pork, Free-Range Eggs, Raw Honey, PRODUCE
Nourished by Nature's livestock are humanely raised in a natural setting without the use of GMO’s, synthetic hormones or antibiotics. The garden produce is raised using no-till farming, which has shown to enhance the nutrient-density of the produce due to healthy soils that are full of biology. They believe these practices lead to healthier plants and animals which provides an enjoyable dining experience for their customers. Nourished by Nature will be at the Red River Market once per month.
OFFERINGS: FLOWERS, HERBS, SUCCULENT PLANTERS, DRIED FLOWERS
Since 1991, Kimberly and George Hess have been a part of the Reinvest in Minnesota program in an effort to protect and preserve their farmland. By planting native seed, they have turned their “Big Backyard” into a beautiful example of all the nature that Minnesota has to offer. The couple uses Prairie Petals as a showcase for their love of the environment in the most artistic ways.
RURAL RUGRODEN ROOTS
OFFERINGS: Produce, Plants
Rugroden Roots is a small local produce grower. They use no pesticides and use plant organic matter as a source of fertilizer. Along with fruits and vegetables, they also have a large selection of perennial flowers and indoor plants.
OFFERINGS: Produce, Jelly, jam, Sauces, Salsa, Eggs
Scattered Acres Farm has been selling eggs and some produce to the Hotel Donaldson and Swansons for quite some time. The majority of the seeds used are Heirloom and organic, with some higher producing hybrids. No commercial fertilizer, chemicals, or pesticides are used. Non-raised-bed crops are mulched using leaves and grass. Their current flock of chickens includes Rhode Island Reds and, Delawares, White Leghorns, Welsummer, and Blue Cochins in addition to Welsh Harlequin Ducks.
OFFERINGS: EGGS, LAMB, WOOL YARN, VEGETABLES
Mara Solberg raises a sheep herd which primarily feeds on grass and vegetation on her farm near Horace. Their wool is taken to a yarn spinner who uses early 19th-century equipment to create her easy-to-dye wool yarn. Mara's flock includes two dozen chickens who lay eggs throughout the week.
OFFERINGS: Produce, Square Foot gardening products
As the only Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor in the State of North Dakota and Upper Minnesota, it is Brian's mission to continue to vision of SFG's creator Mel Bartholomew to provide training, education, products, and produce to families all over the world to ensure that everyone has enough to eat.
OFFERINGS: Vegetables, Herbs
Woodchuck Community Farm new farm on old land. They are a small, family-run farm that produces chemical free, nutrient dense vegetables picked by hand daily to ensure the freshest, highest quality produce.