Tangletown Farm, Here We Come

1beehygzf6cxsnph0dgib_o2tgiy56exquvwnqsnl8j7rn16pmjzh1ythk7tcxtjcpavhkuhrft_xs0sl3-hpswieuipk5fz5lnrwnmespghj2jtatyx5yqtsxz9uz3iwj-no00b4s46zqs0-d-e1-ftWe’ve posted once before about the upcoming MSHS 150th Anniversary celebration to be held at Tangletown Gardens Farm in Plato, MN, Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, We cannot believe it’s less than two weeks away!!

We’ve got some additional details on what promises to be a fantastic event and a chance to visit a farm that has been a vital part of Minnesota’s farm-to-table movement. Since 2002, most of the plants sold at Tangletown Garden Center have been grown at Tangletown Farm, along with those those installed in their landscape projects.¬†All fresh produce from the Wise Acre Eatery is also grown at the Plato farm. In addition to produce, the Tangletown folks raise grass-fed Scottish Highland beef, pasture-raised Berkshire pork, free-range chickens, turkeys and ducks. Anyone interested in gardening or food will love this event.

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  • Wagon tours with Tangletown owners Scott Endres and Dean Englemann from Tangletown Gardens touring their sustainable farm, greenhouses and aquaponic growing operation
  • skunk hollow

    Skunk Hollow!

    Music by the bluegrass band Skunk Hollow (12 to 3 p.m.)

  • Picnic lunch catered by Wise Acre Eatery
  • Farm animals
  • Horticultural Science Department from the University of Minnesota aquaponically grown lettuce and basil taste testing
  • Feral Beverage Company Kombucha Tasting
  • Minnesota apples
  • Neil Anderson, professor at the University of Minnesota, will speak on the history of MSHS
  • And more!

The event is only $20 per person for MSHS members, $25 for nonmembers. You can register online here.

Come on out to the farm!

Come on out to the farm!

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