Author Archives: Probstfield Farm

About Probstfield Farm

Conserving, interpreting and sharing the heritage and legacy of Randolph and Catherine Probstfield's homestead and log home, the earliest European settlers along the Red River in Clay County, Minnesota.

Probstfield Farmhouse restoration in the news!

Our farmhouse restoration has made some serious progress this summer!   But there is much to do.    Please view the lovely article in the Fargo Forum at:

http://www.inforum.com/community/history/4467514-old-meets-new-restoration-begins-oldest-farmhouse-red-river-valley

Then, put a reminder in your calendar to attend the Sunday Supper on Sept. 9.   All proceeds go to further restoration efforts!    The Probstfield Farm Living History Foundation also accepts donations toward restoration efforts.     Tickets to the Sunday Supper and donation sites are handled through SquareUp.

A Unique Farm-to-Table Experience

Sunday SupperOur Sunday Supper event is just around the corner on September 9, 2018, and we are especially excited to be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Probstfield farm!  So save a spot on your calendar and get your tickets now at the link below!

https://squareup.com/store/ProbstfieldFarm

Enjoy locally grown food in the beautiful and historic farmyard at Probstfield Living History Farm.

The Farm Supper features local chefs from the area’s best restaurants sourcing ingredients from sustainable area farms.  This year’s featured participants include:  Nichole Hensen- Nicholes fine pastry,  Ryan Nitschke-Luna, Eric and Sara Watson-Rustica Tavern, Casey Absey- Blackbird woodfire pizza, and Greg Stumbo of Stumbeano’s Coffee.  This year brings the welcome addition of cheesemonger Megan Lewis at Milk Made.

Our Local brewers, distillers, and wine sellers bring their fun summer offerings.  This year we welcome 99 Bottles as our wine sponsor with Justin Blanford (Sommelier) and Kjersten and Andy Skatvold, Junkyard Brewery with Alison Slavik, and Proof Distillery with Judd Eskildsen.

Special thanks to Jaclyn Weber our local produce supplier, Kent Kolstad of Livewire, The Knotty Pine Pickers, White House Co., and Markus Krueger and the Historical and Cultural Society of Cass Clay.

Limited to the first 100 people, Probstfield Farm hosts this fabulous evening of community engagement, live music, and delicious local foods prepared by a dream-team of local chefs at just $100 per plate.  All funds raised by this event directly support the restoration of the Probstfield family’s log house, the oldest log home and farmhouse in the Red River Valley.