Farm Direct Minnesota - Connecting Farmers Direct to Customers!
I was seeing all the news of the farmers having to plow under crops, and of the farmer in Idaho who took all his potatoes and dumped them into a field, TONS of potatoes! But then he posted the location of his potatoes to his Facebook account and said that people should come and get them, and come they did. I do believe he got rid of them all!
There was also the milk dumping in Wisconsin - so, so sad. I grew up in Wisconsin. My parents and their parents were farmers. My aunts and uncles, farmers... I remember going to my Aunt Fran’s and dipping into the bulk tank to get out cream so we could take it home, and my mom and sister Susan (Sue) and I would make butter. I so loved that. I did not grow up on a farm, as my parents had already sold their farm when I was born, but my parent did raise chickens for food. And yup, I helped butcher. There is nothing like farm fresh chicken.
With all those memories and seeing all this happening I though “what can I do to help???" I have had facebook pages before and have an understanding of how they run and I am the administer of a number of sites, so this seemed to be right up my alley. I wondered how I could get all these farmers and customers together? I did some research to see if there was anything else out there and decided to just go for it!
What did I hope to achieve when I first started this site? As I said - just to bring farmers/ranchers and those who would sell at a farmers market together with their customers, and allow new customers a way to get food that they are struggling to get. I hope Farm Direct Minnesota can leveling the playing field for farmers and consumers.
The response so far has been overwhelming, but in a GREAT way! As I write this we have had over 45,400+ people who have joined the page which only started May 5th! We have 430+ farmers/ranchers/vendors- include CSA Farms, Farmers Markets, and Cottage Food Producers. I have added two moderators to help me with the shear volume of people coming on the site and posting. I have had a wonderful designer Katie Kovatovich of K K Advertising reach out out to me and do an amazing logo based on some of my ideas. A web page is currently in the works and I hope to have it up with in the week! Of course, I could not do this without the support of my husband, Oskar Granquist; Granquist and Associates, LLC. Oskar works in infrastructure and economic development.
I look forward to what the next month will bring. Farm Direct Minnesota really restores my faith in humanity.
Farm Direct Minnesota
PO Box 100
Bethel, MN 55005
Sazzy Calhoun started this site Farm Direct Minnesota to simply connect farmers to people. Currently located in Minnesota, she grew up in the midwest, but has worked for years in Los Angeles CA in the film industry, which due to Covid-19 is all but shut down.
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