There are still spots left in the Seed Keepers School from May 11-16 at Shakopee, but they are filling fast, so please register soon if you are planning to attend. Lodging is available free in tipis and at a reduced rate in the Mystic Lake Hotel. This training event is a tremendous opportunity to learning and network-building opportunity.
USDA’s Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program (BFRDP) is accepting requesting grant applications until June 12th, 2014. Approximately $19 million in funding is available for efforts aimed at education, training, outreach, and mentoring of new and beginning farmers.