Historic Spring Plowing Bee ***Postponed due to Weather***
Reschedule date in late April or early May TBD!
Join the FM Tractor Club and Probstfield Farm for an old fashioned Plowing Bee! Bring a tractor and help plow for spring planting, or bring a lawn chair to watch. FREE event. Tractor drivers who wish to register a tractor/plow unit should contact email@example.com, free-will registration donations are appreciated! Coffee and refreshments will be served, while supplies last.
Annual Meeting & Spring Picnic
May 8, 2017 (Rainout date May 11, 2017)
5:00 PM ~ 7:30 PM
Come out to the farm for a potluck picnic supper, and wagon rides on the hay wagon! Wagon rides and a garden seedling exchange start at 5:00PM. Picnic supper at 6:00PM. Board President’s Annual Address at 6:45PM, Annual Meeting of the Foundation’s membership to follow.
September 10, 2017
4:00 PM ~ 10:30 PM
It’s time to take action, let’s eat! A farm to table fundraiser to be held on the farm. Probstfield Farm is thrilled to have the following guest chef’s featured at this year’s event: Andrea Baumgartner of BernBaum’s, Sara and Eric Watson of Mosaic Foods, Ryan Nitschke of LUNA, Steven Schulz of Toasted Frog, Christian D’Agostino of Twist, Casey Absey of Blackbird Woodfire, Nichole Hensen of Nichole’s Fine Pastry, Greg Stumbo of Stumbeano’s Coffee Bar, and Mark Bjornstad of Drekker Brewing Company. Social hour starts at 4:00pm. $80 per plate. *Eventbrite adds a $6 processing fee.
Proceeds go directly to the restoration of the Probstfield family log house.
Pick-Your-Own Heirloom Squash & Pumpkin Patch
***Tentative 2017 Dates***
September 15, 16, 23, 24, 30
October 1, 7, 8, 15, 16
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.
Sept 30, 2017 (No rainout date!)
1:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM
Here’s a chance for you and your family to experience harvest time from an earlier era. Pick-your-own pumpkin patch, wagon rides, farm activities, harvest food treats, and live music. We are excited to welcome the civil war reenactors back this fall!
Historic Plowing Bee
October 2017 Date TBD
Join the Lake Agassiz Two-Cylinder Club and Probstfield Farm Living History Foundation for an old fashioned Plowing Bee! Bring a tractor and plow to help out, or bring a lawnchair to watch! FREE event for spectators. Tractor drivers who wish to register a tractor/plow unit should contact firstname.lastname@example.org, free-will registration donations are appreciated! Coffee and cider will be provided.
Probstfield Organic Community Garden Gardener Sign-Ups, 2017 Season
Sunday, April 2, 2 to 4 p.m.
Monday, April 3, 5 to 7 p.m.
New gardeners can meet our Garden Coordinator, Sarah, and sign-up for a plot at our garden sign-up events! Find us in the commons area of the Moorhead Center Mall (north entrance) near the City Hall elevators. Click here to learn more about our garden community.