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Farmers meet from across the state

Carlton County Farmers Union representatives joined their colleagues at the annual state convention of the Minnesota Farmers Union in Minneapolis Nov. 17-19. The goals of the convention are to celebrate legislative victories, plan initiatives, strengthen ties, and share outstanding meals from farms in the state.

Local president Mark Thell, his wife, Terri, and I, as a delegate, attended the two-day event. The Marriott Northeast featured food sourced from Minnesota growers, including pork products from Y-ker Acres of Carlton, eggs from Locally Laid of Wrenshall, and various products from Upper...

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