• Pettit Pastures: Regenerative Agriculture Becomes A Family Farming Tradition

    Pettit Pastures, its people, animals, and plants, demonstrate everyday that agriculture and nature can coexist. Through the practice of regenerative agriculture, the Pettit Family restores a healthy balance to their land while raising premium beef and pork for their community.  

  • Mangalitsa Magic: Meet the Stars of Little Curly Pig Farm

    At Little Curly Pig Farm, all sales are direct from the farm. Michelle offers full and half shares as well as individual cuts. Unique items such as bones, heads, organs, and the fat itself are all available. She also sells breeding stock and feeder pigs.

  • Meet the Meathusiasts: The Meatery Delivers Community for Consumers and Producers

    Meet the Meatery MN, your on-line home to discover local meat producers, try new recipes, and foster community, in this next edition of the local food series on MTMM!

  • Urban Harvest: Black Radish Farm Grows Community

    “Growing food is stressful,” explained Jade and Carrie of the artist-led Black Radish Urban Farm in Minneapolis. “It’s also a beautiful thing. Local food can build community.”

  • Backstreet Country Market: Small Family Beef and Pork Direct to Your Door

    Meet Tina LeBrun of Backstreet Country Market and Tuff Luv Cattle Farm. This family-run farm and catering business specializes in Charolais Beef and Heritage Pork. Their partnership with The Meatery MN allows you to purchase directly from the farmer to enjoy high quality meat wherever you live.

  • Big Dreams and Microgreens: Zumbrota’s The Greensted’s Regenerative Community Project

    Dean and Jayne Bredlau have built a regenerative space—both for agriculture and their community—on a tranquil hilltop in Zumbrota, Minnesota. Discover the inspiration and mission of The Greensted and the Greensted Farm store.