2015 Exhibitors

The following exhibitors have been confirmed for 2015. More are added each week, check back often!

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The American Hazelnut Company is a grower-investor company organized to process and market hazelnut-related products -- kernels, oil and flour, initially -- grown in the Upper Midwest.  

Gay Mills, WI


B&E's Trees, in collaboration with Central Waters Brewing Company, makes Wisconsin's only Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup. Farmers and foodies, B&E carefully craft their syrup from tree to table.

La Crosse, WI


Makers of Triple Crown Organic BBQ Sauces in Minneapolis, MN. Our Classic Limited Harvest Edition is made with organic tomatoes from farms in SW Wisconsin!

Minneapolis, MN

*Tradeshow only


Barb's Garden and Pantry • We make 60 kinds of jams and jellys. We make cakes and bars, 3 kinds of granola and apple cider donuts.

Long Grove, IA



Bare Honey pairs raw honey from hand picked midwest nectar sources with complimentary spices to create gourmet products such as: Hot & Spicy and Lavender Blossom infusions; or Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon and Bee Pollen Infused Honey Spreads.  

Maplewood, MN



We grow grains to be processed by local mills and malthouses and used by local bakeries, breweries, and distilleries.  

Minneapolis, MN



The Bee Shed is a locally-owned honey producer selling at both the retail and wholesale levels. We also sell beekeeping equipment and supplies.  

Minneapolis, MN


Bent Paddle Brewing Co.® is a 30-barrel production craft brewery and taproom located in the beautiful Great Lakes port town of Duluth, Minnesota. The brewers use the amazing water of Lake Superior to brew the freshest and most dependable craft beer possible.

Duluth, MN

*Festival only


5 acre certified organic perennial fruit farm in SE MN, growing aronia berries, black currants, blueberries, cherry plums, elderberries, honey berries, jostaberries, juneberries, and plums (mostly blue).  

Winona, MN



A throw-back to a time when breweries were an expression of a community and region as well as an inherent crossroads between the grower, maltster, brewer and most important – THE BEER LOVER! .  

Marshall, MN





Brodys 579 Gluten free baking mixes/muffins • Brodys 579 makes certified gluten free baking mixes and muffins that everyone can enjoy. They won't know it is gluten free. Several products are dairy, nut and soy free.  

Mahtomedi, MN



With roots going back to 1978, Badgersett works to bring "Woody Agriculture" into mainstream full scale staple food production from woody perennial plants. .  

Canton, MN


City of Cannon Falls Economic Development Agency - supporting the growth of local foods in our City.

Cannon Falls, MN


Cannon River Winery is a family-owned winery in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, featuring locally grown, locally produced, award winning wines.  

Cannon Falls, MN

*Festival only



Captain Ken's Foods. Captain Ken’s Foods, Inc. is a food processor that produces consistent quality products for the foodservice and retail markets, and other food processors. We will work with our customers to develop innovative processed food solutions and provide dependable service from our USDA certified facility and will continue the rich tradition that was started in 1967 by Ken Freiberg, the company’s founder.  

St. Paul, MN

 *Tradeshow only


Carlson Roasting is a small batch artisan coffee roaster located in Houston, MN. Single origin micro lot coffee available along with custom blends.
Houston, MN


We produce certified organic high oleic sunflower oil. We work with farmers in Wisconsin and neighboring states that grow variety specific seeds for us. We then do all the pressing , filtering and bottling in our repurposed dairy barn in Pulaski, WI.  

St. Pulaski, WI



Chiqui's Chocolates by Chiqui's Inc. • Caramel, Toffee and Chocolate based products, handmade in small batches in Pengilly, Minnesota. http://www.chiquischocolates.com/  

Pengilly, MN




Clara's Comfort Food makes a german sausage recipe which their ancestors brought from Germany in the early 1800s.  

Eagan, MN

*Festival only


Taste Clover Valley Farm’s Rhubarb and Juneberry-Currant vinegars made from their own fruits, herbs and honey so REALLY local! Sample unexpected treats & buy them for yourself and as gifts!  

Duluth, MN


Country View Dairy. We make all-natural cream-top yogurt products in both Original & Greek styles in several flavors along with a line of Premium Frozen Yogurt Mix. Our yogurt comes in various sizes from 6 oz single serve up to 20 lb food service bags & is all made fresh on the farm in NE Iowa.  

Hawkeye, IA


Crapola. We put the 'fun' in functional food. Since 2007 we have been using our own brand of irreverent humor to highlight the benefits of our artisan quality granola.  

Ely, MN



Croix Valley Foods. Croix Valley Foods produces a line of all-natural, gluten free sauces, dry rubs, and Bloody Mary seasonings. They are handcrafted in small batches in River Falls, Wisconsin.  

River Falls, WI




CTL Foods, Inc. CTL Foods, the original home of Soda Fountain® Malted Milk Powder, an All-Natural, Kosher-Certified, Wisconsin-Made product. CTL has been blending and packaging Malted Milk Powder since 1972.  

Colfax, WI





Curly Girlz Candy was founded to satisfy the sweet tooth of those who have a taste for the best! You’ll savor the smooth creaminess of our caramels, experience the rich vibrant flavors of our all natural fudge and taste the difference fresh, local ingredients and the personal attention that goes into all of our candies.  

Medford, MN


Deane's Kombucha is a refreshing, naturally carbonated, non-alcohol alternative with a clean, crisp flavor--packed with probiotics, amino acids,& enzymes.  

Minneapolis, MN


Diana and Daughters make two kinds of Augusta's Antipasto, a recipe handed down from Italian grandparents. It is savory cooking/dipping sauce made from locally grown vegetables, a variety of olives, and artichokes in a savory garlic red sauce.  

Manitowoc, WI


Door County Wildwood Market. Freshest fruits from our Door County orchard processed at their peak of flavor for our heritage bakery, jams, pickles, & confections. Show specials, mail orders, gift packaging, corporate and wholesale.  

Sister Bay, WI


Double Take Salsa. Double Take creates craft salsas and hot sauces that provide everything you want in both heat level and flavor. Made with vine-ripened organic vegetables, many of which we personally grow, we lovingly oversee creation of these gourmet products from seed to the moment the flavors are sealed in a jar for your enjoyment. Even those with a low heat tolerance come back for more – the heat doesn’t matter; the flavor is just that good. .  

Edina, MN


 DragSmith Farms

Certified organic grower and distributor of produce and micro greens; distributor of organic dairy products, naturally produced eggs and Bison to locations within 100 miles of Barron, WI.  

Barron, WI



Living in a healthy, sustainable and vibrant community requires skills that inspire the hands, the heart and the mind. What if all of the skills needed to create a future with local food, multigenerational networks, good jobs, healthy ecosystems, strong leaders, energy stability and independence, abundant and clean water, art and beauty, and rich culture could be learned all at one location? The Skills School will become such an inspirational destination for people who want to create the same resilient community wherever they live!  

Lanesboro, MN



We are a micro brewery located in Faribault, MN. We craft beer using many local ingredients when available. We offer multiple fine beers in our taproom and in local restaurants and liquor stores.  

Faribault, MN



Ferndale Market has been growing free-range, antibiotic-free turkeys since 1939! Our Ferndale Market turkey products can be found at our on-farm store in scenic Cannon Falls or at select natural food retailers.  

Cannon Falls, MN


Multi Stakeholder Cooperative aggregating locally produced food from with in a 150 mile radius of Viroqua, WI.  

Viroqua, WI

 *Tradeshow only



Flower Valley Vineyard. We are a Minesota Farm Winery. We grow U of M cold hardy grapes and make wine from them at our winery near Red Wing. Our wines are all available in our tasting room.

Red Wing, MN

 *Festival only



Forager Brewery is a Artisan Brew Pub Committed to the History, Present and Future of Rochester and the surrounding communities, with a Focus on Crafting world class Beer and food using Local Ingredients coupled with time honored techniques.

Rochester, MN

 *Festival only



Four Daughters Vineyard - Don’t know anything about wine? Good, let us teach you. Know everything about wine? Good, let’s chat about your favorites. Our focus is on education for both new tasters and wine connoisseurs alike. So, come and savor the beautiful views of our vineyards, sip a glass of our on-site produced wine and order from our one of a kind menu. In the tasting room, you can enjoy all of our sparkling and Minnesota varietal wines side by side.

Spring Valley, MN

 *Festival only


FNV Farms raises nearly 30 types of gourmet mushrooms while Ready-2-Fruit Mushrooms produces cultivation supplies and kits to grow your own! .

Fort Ripley, MN

 *Festival only



A neighborhood brewpub in the heart of Rochester, MN, where friends meet to solve the world's problems one pint at a time.

Rochester, MN



Grandma's Gourmets produce hand crafted artisanal jam, salsa, pickles and drinking vinegar from locally sourced and unique ingredients.  

Albert Lea, MN


Grlk. One taste and you’ll agree...Grlk is all-natural, delicious goodness. Grlk was born from a Lebanese family tradition and is made only with the highest quality ingredients. .  

West St. Paul, MN


GUSTOLA GRANOLA: Baking up what we hope you'll agree is the most delicious granola your taste buds have ever encountered...all by hand, in Minneapolis, MN. Try all four varieties. Perfect ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!  

Minneapolis, MN

Haas Brothers Foods has been making the boldest, freshest salsa around. All natural, gluten free and preservative free. We are firm believers that "ingredients matter."

St. Paul, MN


Hazelwood Farm grows Midwestern bush type hazelnuts for use in confections, oil or meal [flour].  

Fairmont, MN


Hellraising Hot Sauce was started by David and Leigh Taylor, and our passion for all things spicy. Our small batch hot sauces are made from all-natural ingredients with a goal of striking just the right balance between flavor and heat. .  

Richfield, MN


Hidden Stream Farm raises all natural, non-GMO pork, grass fed beef, and pastured non-GMO chickens. We also distribute meats, vegetables, fruits, and other local foods to a variety of wholesale accounts.

Elgin, MN


We are a pasture based, sustainable family farm. Our beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkeys, and free-range hens are all raised on fresh pasture, sunshine and the open air.

Fountain, MN


The Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA) aggregates flowers, vegetables, and fruits from 10 farmers in our Alternative Markets Program. HAFA's food hub runs like a cooperative.

St. Paul, MN

*Festival only


Honestly Cranberry’s cranberries are just that…cranberries that have been honestly dried using no added sugars, juices, oils or anything! Honestly Cranberry, delivers the true tart taste of cranberry year round.

Wisconsin Rapids, WI


Jamazing! offers a large variety of award-winning jams and jellies handcrafted in Montgomery, Minnesota. Featuring Minnesota Grown and/or organic fruits. Jamazing! also collaborates with local farms processing their fruits for sale.

Minneapolis, MN

*Tradeshow only


Kakookies are wonderfully delicious cookies made with heart-healthy oats, nuts, & seeds and are available in 4 unique flavors. There is something magical packed inside these hand held treats and it’s not wheat, dairy, or eggs because these cookies have none of that! It is a cookie re-imagined. Individually packaged for portability, Kakookies are a perfect grab-n-go snack ideal for travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, busy families, and anyone interested in leading a clean, healthy lifestyle. 

Plymouth, MN



Kalona Organics, makers of the Kalona SuperNatural TM brand, is based in Kalona, Iowa. We use local, organic, grass fed milk from small, sustainable family farms. We believe in doing less—not more—when it comes to your dairy products. 

Wellman, IA

*Festival only




Kay's Naturals, Inc • Kay’s Natural’s all-natural, gluten-free products aim to have a healthy balance of great taste, low calories, lean soy protein, zero cholesterol, lower carbohydrates and high fiber. 

Clara City, MN




Kinney Creek Brewery is Rochester's first brewery since the last one closed due to prohibition. Our goal is to bring fresh delicious beer to the people of Rochester and hopefully the rest of Minnesota as well.  

Rochester, MN

*Festival only


We are a local vineyard & winery wholesaling grapes to other wineries for 20 years and making wine ourselves for the past four years. All our wine is made from grapes grown on our farm or from local growers. No California or imported fruit used.  

Lake City, MN


Lanesboro Local, Inc's mission is to educate and strengthen our rural communities by connecting local producers of food, arts, goods and services to larger audiences via our web page clearinghouse.  

Lanesboro, MN

Restaurants & retailers category

*Festival only


Lashbro LLC is a Marketing and Visual Communications company for the Mad Dog & Merrill Brand of BBQ Sauces and Spices. We not only support and benefit the Mad Dog & Merrill brand, but advertisers and sponsors of the television series. Ask us how we can help you!  

De Pere, WI



Last Course Sensations specializes in hand-crafted, single-serving desserts. Our specialty is "Butter Tarts", flaky butter pastry filled with a decadent caramel that contains either pecans, 60% bittersweet chocolate or raisins.  

Bangor, WI


 Living Greens Farm, delivering a revolutionary breakthrough in fresh, local, healthy, produce. Our patent-pending platform uses 95% less water and zero pesticides – come taste and believe.  

Faribault, MN



Locust Lane Vineyards. We have a vineyard and make food products from our grapes rather than wine. Verjus, balsamic, vinegars, verjus jellies,verjus seasoned almonds, verjus sauces, verjus/balsamic dressing  

Little Canada, MN




The Lone Grazer Creamery creates cheeses with a sense of adventure. At our urban creamery in NE Minneapolis we use milk from grass-fed Minnesota cows and combine local influences to give traditional cheeses a new Minnesota accent  

Minneapolis, MN




Lucky's Sauces. Producer and distributor of naturally flavored honey mustards, hot sauces, and specialty seasonal sauces.

North Mankato, MN




Mac’s Café and Restaurant, your Greek an All around America food café, enjoys the evolving world of culinary experience in Downtown Rochester. Mac’s core values are consistent; providing true foods, community care, and hometown service with attention to time. Our history includes loyal, local farmers using organic and natural ingredients to produce the best quality, made from scratch cuisine.

Rochester, MN

Restaurants & retailers category

*Festival only


Majkar Ajvar. Majkar Ajvar sauce, so far only imported from Europe, now manufactured in Rochester MN . It is a roasted Eggplant and red Pepper sauce.

Rochester, MN


Mama Stoen's • The mission of Mama Stoen’s is to provide quality, delicious Gluten Free products. To fill the gap in the market that is missing for those that have the need or desire to have gluten free options without sacrificing taste, texture and variety.

Owatonna, MN



Mandys Mood Foods. Locally Hand Crafted Hot Sauces using local ingredients. All natural and zero preservatives .

Fitchburg, WI



Marieke transforms farmstead-fresh, raw, cow's milk from her family farm into award winning traditional Dutch Gouda. Marieke Gouda has won over 110 national and international awards in just 8 years.

Thorp, WI


The Mayo Clinic, premier sponsor of the Feast! Local Foods Marketplace.

Rochester, MN


We are a family owned and operated dairy farm with a creamery right on the farm. We make farmstead cheeses directly from the milk produced by our 4 breeds of dairy cows.

Rushford, MN


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture, premier sponsor of the Feast! Local Foods Marketplace.

St. Paul, MN


The Minnesota Elderberry Cooperative farmers work together in the wide-scale production of elderflowers and elderberries for subsequent cooperative processing and marketing of value-added elderflower and elderberry ingredients to Minnesota and regional value-added food processors.  

Minneapolis, MN

MN Hazelnut Foundation

The Minnesota Hazelnut Foundation is dedicated to establishing hazelnuts as a viable crop and industry in the Midwest. Come see for yourself why people are going NUTS for hazelnuts.  

Fairmont, MN


Pure maple syrup and maple products made on a family farm. The family started tapping a 100 trees only ten years ago. Now they run 350 acres with 9000 taps, and growing. It's a hobby gone crazy...what a sweet thing maple syrup.  

Luck, WI


Norsland Lefse is now in its 32nd year manufacturing Lefse, Uff da Chips and other Scandinavian treats. We also have a Bakery, Coffee Shop and Gift Shop open to the public on a daily business.

Rushford, MN

Northern Vineyards Winery is one of the oldest of Minnesota’s wineries. They are located in Stillwater, Minnesota’s historic downtown. Their winery and vineyards are owned by the members of the Minnesota Winegrowers Cooperative. Northern Vineyards crafts over 30 wine varieties annually primarily from locally developed, cold hardy grape varieties that provide their wines’ wonderful flavors. (Festival Only)

Stillwater, MN


Nots! Snacks are like a nut but…NOT! Made from sunflower seeds, Nots! provides a good source of protein plus is Top 8 allergen- and gluten-free, non-GMO and Vegan certified.  

Edina, MN




O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola. O'Brien's Own Gourmet Granola is located in a small farming community right in the center of our Nation's heartland. We prepare our "softer" health conscious granola with only the finest, all natural ingredients.  

Center Point, IA




Open Hands Farm grows carrots, beets, other winter roots, and summer vegetables, for wholesale accounts; and for a CSA in Northfield, MN. Growing great food for healthier lives since 2006, and Certified Organic. .  

Northfield, MN



 Micro-greens are easy to grow with Product of Nature TM kits. Just wet the germination pad, sprinkle with seeds, cover for a day or two and then place in sun.  

Northfield, MN



Passionately committed to sustainability and transparency, Red Table Meat Co. salumi can be traced from farm to fork, empowering our customers to engage responsibly with their food.
Minneapolis, MN



St. Paul Switchel is small-batch crafted beverage made with fresh ginger, apple cider vinegar and wildflower honey. With a sweet and tangy-ginger flavor profile, St. Paul Switchel can be served chilled, warm or with spirits.

St. Paul, MN


Salem Glen is a family-owned and operated boutique winery specializing in small batches of wine made from regionally grown grapes.  

Rochester, MN

*Festival only

Salsa Del Diablo makes gourmet salsa. Our Pineapple Mango received two 1st place Scovie Awards and our Hot took second and third place Scovie Awards.

Rochester, MN


Pie baker, mom, small business owner, Down Syndrome Advocate, wedding & corporate celebrations, fan of craft beer, wine & spirits. Alcohol = secret ingredient. Proud of our "Pies with a Purpose" campaign to give back to the Down syndrome Association of MN.  

Stillwater, MN

Thousands visit Sawmill Hollow, America’s first aronia berry farm, each year to discover unique superfruits in a beautiful Loess Hills setting. The farm has attracted folks from all over the United States and nine different countries. Our family farm is proud to popularize the secrets of the organic aronia berry and introduce raw aronia supplements, including: freeze-dried capsules and powders, liquid extracts, and frozen berry packs as well as aronia jellies, salsa, sauces and dressings.
Missouri Valley, IA

With its Less Waste, Less Mess, Less Hassle functionality, Sconnie Foods squeezable sauerkraut is a delicious, innovative new squeeze to an old favorite with its re-sealable, contained, travel-friendly, tailgate-ready recipe and packaging!

Eau Claire, WI


Shepherd’s Way Farms is a small Minnesota family-owned sheep dairy, with handcrafted award-winning cheese.

Nerstrand, MN

*Tradeshow only


Based out of Caledonia, MN, Sno Pac is an Organic Frozen Fruit and Vegetable producer, processor and distributor of local organic foods.  

Caledonia, MN


Sociable is driven by a pretty simple vision. Cider should be much more than the lightly-alcoholic, made-from-concentrate, sweet apple juice boxes that currently dominate the shelf space. Sociable ciders are well carbonated, dry and always made from real apples. Simply put, they are designed to be enjoyed like great draught beer. We brew ciders that are “Decidedly Different and Delightfully Sociable”  

Minneapolis, MN

*Festival only


Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), a donor-supported foundation, invests for economic growth in 20 Minnesota counties. The Foundation has provided more than $50 million in grants and loans within the region during the past 29 years. SMIF's key interests include early childhood and economic development.  SMIF is a Premier Sponsor of Feast! Local Food Marketplace.

Owatonna, MN


Spirit Creek Farm, A Cornucopia of Live Culture, is the place to find probiotic rich fermented vegetables in the Midwest. We are your basic, local (midwestern), organic, probiotic, live, raw, vegan, gluten free, northern most Wisconsin based lacto fermented vegetable maker. Products: Kim Chi (Korean kraut), Purple, Green & Mustard Sauerkraut, Ginger Carrots, Curtido (Latin kraut), Beets and Garlic Dill Beans. .  

Bayfield, WI


Our small permaculture farm bakes wood-fired sourdough breads and pizza featuring our own farm-grown and other local ingredients. We also host special events, classes, and dinners on the farm.  

Oronoco, MN


The Stagecoach Brewing Company traces its roots back to the spring of 1857 in Mantorville, MN. Today, the brewery is expanding it's draft and bottled production of Stagecoach Amber Ale, Honey Golden Ale, and famed Smoked Porter, along with seasonal and special brews.  

Mantorville, MN

*Festival only


Superior Switchel. We sell the first real thirst quencher for active people. Switchel is a tangy, ginger-infused beverage that is both historically reviving and energy providing with the smooth, sweet taste of the Midwest.

St. Paul, MN

*Tradeshow only




Sweet Harvest Foods is a food manufacturer from Cannon Falls, Minnesota selling honey under the Mel-O Honey brand and peanut butter under the PB Crave brand.

Rosemount, MN




Flour from Great River Milling, all locally sourced produce from a variety of farmers. We purchase our staple items from People's Food Coop in Rochester or Bluff Country Coop in Winona, MN.

Alma, WI


 Tantalizing Taste


Hand made, all natural, artisan, gourmet sauces. We have product lines including marinara sauce, pepper jams, barbecue sauces, Asian sauces, wine jelly, and salsas.
Wayzata, MN



Thousand Hills Cattle Company provides 100% grass fed and grass finished beef products to retail and restaurant businesses throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa markets.

Cannon Falls, MN


Together Farms raises the healthiest, happiest animals we can! 100% grass-fed/finished beef and lamb; woodland pastured heritage pork. Processed without weird stuff (no MSG, nitrates, unpronounceable ingredients). GMO-free feed, intensively grazed. CNG, AGA .

Mondovi, WI


 We are two sisters who started an organic pizza dough company, crazy right? We started making pizza dough in our own kitchens, for our own families for a few reasons.
1. Our families love pizza (who doesn’t really?).
2. The pizza at most restaurants is overpriced and underwhelming.
3. The grocery store options were uninspiring and full of additives and preservatives.

Stillwater, MN


Valley View Farms. Minnesota's only fluid milk based Cooperative, local since 1913 we bottle our own product and prepare it for customers at retail locations and much more.

Hastings, MN



 Vikre Distillery is a craft distillery in Duluth, Minnesota dedicated to making innovative from-scratch spirits using grains, herbs, wood and water of the Lake Superior Watershed and greater Minnesota.  

Duluth, MN

*Festival only


Whole Grain Milling is a family owned farm and mill processing our certified organic whole grain into flours and mixes, and recently making our corn into organic tortilla chips.  

Welcome, MN



Family owned winery located in the heart of Minnesota's scenic Chisago Lakes. Each wine is crafted in a style that showcases the distinctive character of Winehavens vineyards. (Festival Only)  

Chisago City, MN

*Festival only


WW Homestead Dairy produces a full dairy product line, with all natural ingredients that are locally produced and processed, including milk, butter, ice cream, cheese curds and block cheddar cheese.  

Waukon, IA


 xSeedingly Satisfying offers simple, delectable natural mixes of seeds/nuts lightly roasted with pure Wisconsin maple syrup. Great as a stand alone snack or as an enhancement to foods like yogurt, salads and oatmeal. .  

Waukesha , WI



 Yellow River Dairy runs a sustainable goat dairy with on-farm processing. They make hand-crafted goat milk cheeses, and a chev-based goat dip.  

Monona, IA











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