Mark and Sara Hewitt of Cleveland, MN are part owners and operators of Hewitt Farms out of Le Sueur, MN, in southern Minnesota. On the farm they raise cash crops like corn, soybeans, and last year tried winter wheat as a cover crop for the first time.
Sweet Beet Farm is a small, 10-member CSA run by the husband-and-wife team of Nick and Amelia Neaton in Watertown, Minnesota (located 30 minutes west of Minneapolis). Nick and Amelia are in their first year as a full-fledged farm operation and despite no advertising budget and no fancy website, they’ve still managed to get the MN governor’s family as a CSA subscriber along with juggling off-farm jobs and investing their hearts and minds in the growing sustainable agriculture movement in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. (more…)