LEAFF Funded in Ag Budget!

Minnesota’s legislative session came to a close on Monday, May 23rd, and while time ran out to negotiate many deals, the House and Senate did pass a bill that combined […]

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Meet Our New Executive Director

After leading The Good Acre since its founding in 2015, Rhys Williams, retired as Executive Director at the end of 2021. After a national search, our board of directors hired […]

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Gov. Walz Supports Funding for LEAFF

Minnesota lawmakers kicked off the 2022 legislative session on January 31st with a historic budget surplus of over $7 billion dollars. Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy [...]

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Diary of a Monday Morning at TGA

Through the hustle and bustle of life, we sometimes forget to pause and appreciate the accomplishments and joy of a simple day’s work. This is especially true over at The […]

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Minnesota Rye’s Time to Shine

A partnership between Far North Spirits and the University of Minnesota reveals more to rye than meets the eye. Written by Mike Augustyniak. Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Riesling; Pino Grigio.  [...]

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What is a CSA?

So you’ve signed up, or you’re thinking of signing up, for a Farm Share – our term for a multi-farm CSA, but you may be wondering, what exactly is a […]

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Impact of the Polar Vortex

During the last week of January, the air outside our little acre in Falcon Heights felt like a frigid -36 degrees. Yikes! Temperatures were historically low due to the polar […]

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What the Shutdown Means for MN Farmers

With the federal government currently entering the 26th day of a partial shutdown, it’s becoming clear what that means for small farms and rural residents around the country, and here […]

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