Farm Happenings at Big River Farms
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Farm Happenings at Big River Farms

Opting Into Shared Risks & Shared Rewards

Posted on June 22nd, 2022
The support we receive from you and other CSA members is greatly appreciated! It provides both financial resources and a commitment to supporting our local beginning farmers, sustainable organic agriculture, and our education program through thick and thin. With this financial support comes certain risks... read more »

BYOB & CSA Reminders

Posted on June 13th, 2022
Thank you for choosing Big River Farms (BRF) and The Food Group as your trusted CSA partner! Our 2022 CSA season starts with your first veggie share delivery this Wednesday, June 15th.  All of the food distributed through our CSA is 100% certified organic and non-GMO. We have 17 teams... read more »

CSA Auto-Renewals Coming Soon!

Posted on October 6th, 2021
Thank you for another great CSA season! Our final veggie share deliveries will happen Wednesday, October 13th. Both fruit share types - Mary Dirty Face Farm and Everett Myers - will have their final deliveries then too. We appreciate your support of all the female, BIPOC, and New American farmers in... read more »

Meet Farmer Wa Kou

Posted on September 29th, 2021
Farming isn’t new to Wa Kou. Before moving to the United States as a refugee in 2004, he was a farmer in his native Thailand. In fact, he comes from a family of farmers — both of his parents and his wife’s family have worked in agriculture. After years of gardening in his own backyard,... read more »

Community Foods. Community Action!

Posted on September 20th, 2021
Join us at Big River Farms for a fun, outdoor volunteer event on Thursday, September 30th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. During the event, connect with BRF farmers and local organizations that build community resilience through food.*    As a follow up to our "Community Resilience, Community... read more »

Navigating the Impacts of Climate Change

Posted on September 15th, 2021
It's been a difficult growing season, to say the least. Climate change is here, and it's directly impacting farmer's health, their livelihoods, and their ability to grow certain varieties of produce. Intense periods of drought, floods, and heat waves have become the new norm, and farmers are having... read more »

Tour Our Farm & Warehouse

Posted on September 7th, 2021
Come see your support in action! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the work of The Food Group. We're opening our doors once again to visitors and want to show you the impact of your incredible support during these challenging times. Please join us for a tour at Big River Farms in Marine on St. Croix or... read more »

Meet Farmer Porfirio Perez

Posted on September 1st, 2021
Originally from Guatemala, farmer Porfirio Perez came to Big River Farms (BRF) over ten years ago with a lot of experience in agriculture and food processing. In Guatemala he grew coffee, corn, and beans, and was involved in the many steps of coffee production, including land prep; planting and caring... read more »

Certified Gold Green Biz

Posted on August 25th, 2021
Big River Farms (BRF) has received gold level status in the Sustainable Stillwater MN Green Business Directory! This online, public directory encourages people to align their personal values with their spending by choosing businesses with green, sustainable, resilient products and practices.... read more »