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Table Grapes - potential new crop for Minnesota!

  • 27-Feb-2024
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Table Grapes - potential new crop for Minnesota!

Join researcher Erin Treiber for a short presentation on University of Minnesota table grape research and growing table grapes in Minnesota. Organic produce farmer Aaron Wills from Little Hill Berry Farm, Northfield, will share his experience growing these grapes. There will be a brief interactive discussion following the presentation.

Click here to join the Zoominar on Tuesday, February 27 from 6-7pm.

Erin Treiber has been involved in grape research at the University of Minnesota for five years. In 2017, Erin completed her Ph.D. in Plant Biological Sciences focusing on the evolution of a plant-insect interaction at the University of Minnesota. Her focus on plant-insect interactions led to a 2-year postdoctoral project in the Bee Laboratory. Erin is currently a researcher focusing on table grapes in the Grape Breeding and Enology lab. Her research focuses on table grapes as a potential new perennial crop for growers.


MFMA provides services, programs, and leadership that support and promote farmers' markets

across Minnesota and our Tribal Nations.

We envision a community of vibrant, profitable, and professionally managed Minnesota farmers’ markets that:

Cultivates, nourishes, and inspires a vibrant local foods community;

provides accessibility to all to local farm fresh foods;

allows local food producers to thrive and grow.


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