Thu, 08/22/2019 - 9:00 am
Mon, 09/2/2019 - 8:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55108
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Connect with agriculture at our Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) State Fair exhibit featuring Fun, Farming, and Freebies.

  • Each day from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. kids can join staff and volunteers from Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom to make an agriculturally-related item to take home.
  • Learn more about industrial hemp, one of Minnesota's most popular emerging crops.
  • Talk to Minnesota Grown farmer-members and pick up your copy of the Minnesota Grown Directory of local farms and farmers markets.
  • Find out more about Minnesota's official state bee – the Rusty Patched Bumblebee – and how to protect it and other pollinators.
  • Take a picture at one of our fun photo-op stations to post on social media.

Our booth is located in the North Hall of the Agriculture/Horticulture Building at the northeast corner of Underwood Street and Judson Avenue. The building is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (closing at 8:00 p.m. on Labor Day.)