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FOOD PRODUCTS

Beef sticks, beef and turkey jerky

Maple Grove Meats, Inc.

Kevin Westholter

(612) 261-2492

Bison meat products

MN Bison Marketing Cooperative

Frank Hendricks

(218) 346-3556

E-mail: bison@djam.com

 

Blueberries, strawberries & asparagus

Great River Gardens

Joe Riehle

(877) 286-3408

or (218) 927-2521

E-mail: jriehle@mlecmn.net

Breads, yeast-free organic

French Meadow Bakery

Lynn Gordon

(612) 870-4740

and 1-877-No Yeast

www.frenchmeadow.com

E-mail: info@frenchmeadow.com

Cheese and bison products

Eichten’s Hidden Acres

Eileen Carlson

(800) 657-6752

eichtencheeseandbison@msn.com

Creamline milk

Gemini Guernsey

(218) 845-2243

Ethnic sausage, gyro meat

and sauces

Papa George Food Products

George Ghanem

(651) 430-0989

Free-range chickens

Thorson’s Farm Fresh Chickens

(218) 894-3071

Free-range chickens

Kadejan

Pete Thorfinnson

(320) 634-3561

Fresh meats and deli products

Lorentz Meats & Deli

Steve Lorentz

800-535-6382 or (507) 263-3617

www.lorentzmeats.com

homemade@lorentzmeats.com

Goat cheese products

Stickney Hill Dairy, Inc.

Bradley Donnay

(320) 398-5360

www.StickneyDairy.com

E-mail: bdonnay@aol.com, or stickney@uslink.net

Grape juice, jelly, table grapes

Great River Vineyards

Barb and John Marshall

(651) 345-3531

E-mail: grapes@rconnect.com

Honey

Pure and Natural Honey

Joey Leiting

(218) 945-3531

www.purecountryhoney.com

E-mail: aleiting@yahoo.com

Kefir and rBGH-free dairy

Helios Nutrition

George Economy

(507) 389-9032

Lamb products

Country Meadow Farms Co-op

Todd Marek

(651) 982-0915

Lamb products

The Lamb Shoppe

Connie Karstens

(320) 587-6094

E-mail: lambshop@hutchtel.net

Meat, cheese, vegetables,

eggs, etc.

Whole Farm Cooperative

Phil Arnold

(320) 732-4398

www.alexweb.net/wholefarmcoop

E-mail: wholefarm@rea-alp.com

OatsCream frozen dessert

American Oats, Inc.

Crystal Schachterle

(612) 824-7620

www.oatscream.com

E-mail: ameroats@oatscream.com

Ostrich products

Midwest Ostrich Coop

(319) 382-0085

Ostrich products

Ostrich Producers Co-op

of the Midwest

Charles Sheets

(319) 382-0085

 

Popcorn – virtually hulless

S&W Family Farms, Inc.

Mike & Gail Welsh

(612) 689-4423

E-mail: Swfamilyfarm@aol.com

Pork products

Minnesota Certified Pork

Dave Starner

(320) 986-2607

Potato dumpling, klub, pancake and lefsa mixes

Penn Foods

Troy Gullekson

(218) 945-6927

www.pennfoods.com

E-mail: dumplings@pennfoods.com

Potato lefsa

Lena’s Lefsa

(218) 962-3356

 

Prairie Smoke Barbeque Sauce

BOLT Enterprises

Lynn Arndt

(507) 274-6111

www.westbrook.mntm.org/WWGSite/Programs/BoltPages/bolt.html

boltent@www.westbrook.mntm.org

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and asparagus

The Berry Patch

Kevin Edberg

(651) 433-3448

E-mail: bpberries@aol.com

Rhubarb and mixed fruit spreads

Aunt Cookie’s Spreadable Fruits

Terry or Cookie Potucek

(218) 745-5589

Rhubarb and fruit wines

Forestedge Winery

Paul Shuster

(218) 224-2668

E-mail: shusters@paulbunyan.net

Shiitake mushroom soup mixes

Pete Jager

Jager Foods, Inc.

(320) 732-6925

Snack foods

Lighthouse Foods

(320) 847-3680

Soup mixes

ProVision Farms

Gary Luckow

(218) 281-5282

www.provisionfarms.com

E-mail: food@provisionfarms.com

Soybean snacks

Earthwise Snack Foods

Curt Petrich

(218) 281-1489

Spiral cut hams, sausages

and meat products

Steve’s Meat Market

(507) 684-2331

Spreadable fruit

RBJ’s Restaurant Inc.

Kim Samuelson

(218) 281-3636

www.spreadablefruit.com

E-mail: rbjsjam@rrv.net

Strawberries, blueberries, apples

J.Q. Fruit Farm

(612) 389-2567

E-mail: JQFruit@sherbtel.net

Venison, bison, rabbit, pheasant

Lofton Ridge Deer Farm

(651) 257-8638

Wild rice products

Ramy International

(507)-387-4091

Wine

Morgan Creek Vineyards

Georg and Paula Marti

(507) 947-3547

Wine, jellies, honey and wild rice

Minnesota Wild

Lori Gordon

(218) 768-4917

Zucchini relish

Angelica’s Garden

(651) 772-1710

GIFT/SPECIALTY

Candles, gourmet food items, candles, etc.

Walnut Grove Mercantile

Klein Foods

(507) 537-3127

Fingerlings, bait fish

and aquarium fish

Midwest Fish & Crayfish

John Reynolds

(218) 765-3030

E-mail: fishes@brainerd.net

Skin-care, lotions and ointments

Steuart Labs

Gary Steuart or Doug Baker

(507) 886-2661

www.steuartlabs.com

E-mail: steuart@means.net

Soil blends

Mississippi Topsoils

Brad Matuska

(320) 685-7676

www.composter.com/topsoils

E-mail: brad@composter.com

Soybean-based hand lotion

SoySoft, Inc.

Cliff and Lucy Larson

(800) 668-2262

www.soysoft.com

E-mail: Soysoft@soysoft.com

Soy-based fertilizer

Renaissance Fertilizers, Inc.

A.J. Hodges

1-800-395-GROW (4769)

www.organicfertilizer.com

E-mail: ajh@organicfertilizer.com

Soybean wax candles

Redwood Candle Company

Jill Anderson

(507) 644-2200

www.redwoodcandle.com

E-mail: info@redwoodcandle.com

FARM/GARDEN

Composting systems and containerized composting products

NaturTech Composting Systems

(651) 253-6255

www.composter.com/composting/naturtech

E-mail: naturtech@composter.com

Fertilizers – natural and organic

Bio Builder

Joshua Zeithamer

(320) 766-7730

E-mail: biobuild@rea-alp.com

Grain dust suppression systems

KRP Enterprises, Inc.

Robert Peterson

(320) 564-2299

Hazelnut and chestnut plants

Badgersett Research Farm

Phil Rutter

(507) 743-8570

www.badgersett.com

E-mail: electricflanl@hotmail.com

Liquid foliar fertilizer

SummerSet Products, Inc.

(612) 820-0363

Manure management systems

West Central Environmental Consultants (WCEC)

Bruce Droegemueller

(320) 589-2039

PET CARE

Animal bedding and cat litter

LoneTree Pet Products

Lanny or Sharon Billings

(218) 657-2408

www.lonetreemn.com

E-mail: lonetree@gvtel.com

Wheat cat litter

Pet Care Systems, Inc.

Mike Hughes

(800) SWHEATS

www.swheatscoop.com

E-mail: markh@swheatscoop.com

INDUSTRIAL

Aseptic food processing & packaging

Hoffman Aseptic Packaging, Inc.

Tom Ashley

(320) 986-2084

E-mail: hapcoalx@rea-alp.com

Corrosion protection solutions

Cortec Corporation

Art Ahlbrecht

(651) 429-1100

www.cortecvci.com/cortec

E-mail: info@cortecvci.com

Environmental consulting services

Clearwater Technologies

Del Hogan

(612) 783-7344

Food processing

wastewater treatment

New Bio

Michael Gratz

(612) 476-6194

www.newbio.com

E-mail: mike@newbio.com

Waste treatment

AquaCare International, Inc.

Robert F. Haugen

(320) 589-0090

www.aquacareinternational.com

E-mail: cjhaugen@eot.com

Starch packing peanuts and plastic resins

Starch Tech, Inc.

(612) 545-5400

www.starchtech.com

e-mail: sti@starchtech.com