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Local Foods College

Local Foods College 2017

Local Foods College is a series of eight sessions, meeting at 6 PM on Tuesdays from January 24th to March 14, 2017.  This is the sixth year for this series, and the 2017 series will provide many options for participants to interact with one another. The webinar format is handy for many participants to access from home or office locations.  There are also public sites that offer opportunity to network with your neighbors.

Session Topics 

*Disease Management in a High Tunnel

*Harvest Handbook

*Sheep on a Small Farm - a Natural Fit

*Soil Health 

*Cottage Food Law Simplified

*Accessing Capital for Growing your Commercial Scale Production

*Seed Saving

*Raising Poultry for Fun or Profit

Local Foods College is free, but registration is required to provide you access to the Moodle classroom. Please register online here, or use this printable brochure.

Register Here

Sponsors and Partners

· University of Minnesota Extension

· Statewide Health Improvement Program


To join the training session


1. Go to

2. Enter your name and email address (or registration ID).

3. Enter the session password: This session does not require a password..

4. Click "Join Now".

5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

Recorded sessions from previous sessions are posted here: