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17th Annual

Emerging Farmers Conference

November 12-13, 2022

Day 1: Workshops

A day of learning, networking, and story-sharing in-person at the Shoreview Community Center.

11/12/2022 8:30am-5pm

Day 2: Field Day

Board a coach bus and explore food and agriculture opportunities in an urban setting across the Twin Cities.

11/13/2022 9am-4pm


Special rates available for conference attendees at the Best Western in Shoreview.

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The Emerging Farmers Conference is for new and emerging growers and producers. This conference is for farmers, by farmers, and led by farmers.  The goal is to empower emerging farmers with knowledge, resources and connection.

2022 Keynote Speaker

Lucas Humblet

Life of a Nine-Fingered Farmer 

Lucas is a young market farmer who is a descendant from the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. He started his farming career after a devastating work accident 7 years ago. Listen in as he tells his story of overcoming that trauma through the help of the agricultural community around him to eventually build his own farming business.

Our Sponsors

Special thank you to our 2022 sponsors!