University of Minnesota Resources

Minnesota Hardy

Information about all the fruit varieties developed at the University of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota Extension

Research-based information on growing fruit, and a whole lot more.

University of Minnesota Grape Breeding and Enology

Cold hardy grape cultivar development, research on growing grapevines and making wine.  

University of Minnesota Fruit Edge

Timely information about fruit integrated pest management (IPM), with particular focus on management of new and emerging pests

University of Minnesota Small Farms

Business management, crop production, and natural resources conservation information for Minnesota's small farms.

State Resources

Minnesota Grown

Directory of local farms and products, farmers markets, and events. A service of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

State policies, grants, organic certification, food safety, and pest management.

Grower Organizations

Minnesota Grape Growers Association (MGGA)

Organization that promotes the Minnesota grape and wine industry. You’ll find info on Minnesota wine events, winery passport, commercial growing guides, and grapevine nurseries.

Minnesota Apple Growers Association (MAGA)

Organization that promotes and supports Minnesota apple growers. Workshops, variety information, grower directory.

Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)

Prominent organic farming organization that hosts the largest organic farming conference in the country. Policy advocacy, certification info, educational events, beginning farmer support, organic farm directory, newsletter,

Minnesota Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (MFVGA)

Organization that supports and promotes local fruit growers through workshops, group plant orders, and newsletters.