Harvest Festival 2016

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Don’t miss out on the fall fun at the 2016 Harvest Festival!
October 8, 2016 1:00-5:00pm

  • Wagon Rides
  • Pioneer Games,
  • Civil War Reenactors,
  • Pumpkin Carving (buy and carve for yourself, or carve for the farm display!),
  • Build-your-own Scarecrows (you bring the clothing, we’ll provide the straw!),
  • Pick-your-own Pumpkin & Squash Patch, and
  • Farm Fresh Produce from our farm grower, Legacy Gardens!

The Patch OPENS Saturday!

peposThe patch will open for the 2016 season on Saturday, Sept 17, 2016 at 11:00am!
September 17, 18, 24, 25
October 1, 2, 8, 9
11:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
An heirloom plant is a cultivar that has been nurtured, selected and handed down from one family member to another for many generations. Come learn about heirloom squash, and see their beautiful colors, shapes and sizes.

The Jefferson of the Valley

The final product for Dr. Angela Smith’s Fall 2014 NDSU Digital History class, this documentary explores the legacy of Randolph Probstfield, an early settler of the Red River Valley of the North. Led by graduate students Lynsay Flory and Dan Newland, undergraduates John Wells, Luke Koran, and Typhanie Schafer also contributed in various ways to the production. The documentary premiered on December 12, 2014 at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Sunday Supper FEATURE!

Probstfield Farm’s Sunday Supper was featured in The Art Partnership’s blog today. Great write-up about a unique event whose proceeds benefit the Probstfield family log home! Don’t miss out on your chance to enjoy a fantastic meal in a gorgeous farmyard setting!sunday-supper-plate15

Probstfield Farm Celebrates Third Annual Sunday Supper This Sunday

Save the Date for Sunday Supper!

Sunday Supper SAVE the DATE for the 3rd Annual Sunday Supper at Probstfield Farm on September 11, 2016.

This year includes new and returning chefs, new sponsors and volunteers, and DELICIOUS FOOD, served in the most beautiful outdoor location — the farmyard at Probstfield Farm!  More news and ticket purchase information to come soon.  We just want to make sure you save the date!

See you at The Probstfield Farm Sunday Supper!

Old Trail Tavern

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“July 22, 1933.  Saturday.  Cool. Raymond and I out on mail Route A.M.  Opened South Market with beer and lunch P.M.  Rained all afternoon about 1/2 inch.”

Congress declared that on April 7, 1933, 3.2% alcohol beer could once again be sold.  After 13 years of national Prohibition, beer was back.  They called it “New Beer’s Day.”  Ray Gesell, Randolph and Catherine’s grandson, opened the Old Trail Tavern that July just outside the city limits of Moorhead.  Today, that bar is Jerry’s Tavern on 11th Street North, Moorhead.  Here is a page from the diary that shows the opening day.