Archived Organic Field Days


MOSES Organic Field Days give you the chance to see firsthand how other farmers tackle issues on their farms. See how things are done on these successful farms, and get insights to help you grow!



Tips from 2019 Field Days:


Begin a Farmstead Micro-Creamery
May 23 | Cosmic Wheel Creamery | Clear Lake, Wis.

Enjoy a recap of this awesome field day! Learn some of the key advice farmers Josh Bryceson and Rama Hoffpauir were able to share with attendees about their own journey in adding a micro-creamery to their vegetable CSA farm.



Grow & Mill Small Grains for Artisan Breadmakers
June 25 | Janie’s Farm | Danforth, Ill.

Farmer Harold Wilken’s tips from this field day.




Organic Row Crops in South Dakota
August 1 | Johnson Farms | Madison, S.D.

Timing is everything in managing weeds! Read more tips from this field day.



In Her Boots:  Success Strategies from the Soil Sisters
August 2 | Riemer Family Farm |  Brodhead, Wis.

This special In Her Boots workshop kicked off the Soil Sisters weekend. We met the Soil Sisters who run meat operations and took a detailed, behind-the-scenes farm tour of Riemer Family Farm. Read more tips and hear some advice from the Soil Sisters!


In Her Boots: Diversifying with Flowers, Pizza, and Summer Camps
August 13 | Ladyfern Farm & Two Pony Garden | Long Lake, Minn.

This broad-based workshop included tips on growing, harvesting, and arranging flowers, and looked at on-farm conservation practices and ways you can diversify your farm income. Watch a brief news video about this event!


Add Unusual Fruits to Your Farm
August 21 | Blue Fruit Farm | Winona, Minn.

MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year, Jim Riddle and Joyce Ford, showcased how they grow all things blue. Focus was on unusual fruits, overhead netting, native plants, and mechanical weed control for orchards.




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