Category Archives: Minnesota State Fair

Garden Learning at the Minnesota State Fair

There’s a lot to learn at the Minnesota State Fair — and not just about how many foods can be deep-fried! The Agriculture/Horticulture building where the MSHS booth is located…

Gardeners and Pollinators

Our educational booth at the Minnesota State Fair is aimed at teaching fair-goers more about pollinators and their important role in our food system. There are a variety of factors…

Garden Gifts at the Minnesota State Fair

The MSHS booth at the Minnesota State Fair is a popular place to buy garden gifts for others or yourself. The booth features lots of books and fun garden T-shirts,…

10 Reasons to Join MSHS at the Minnesota State Fair?

One of the great parts about volunteering in the MSHS booth at the Minnesota State Fair is the chance to meet so many fellow gardeners as they stop by to…

Save Our Monarchs: Minnesota State Fair Partner

This year, MSHS is working with Save Our Monarchs to provide free milkweed seeds to up to 650 fairgoers. If you are not familiar with Save Our Monarchs, it is…

Protecting Pollinators at the Minnesota State Fair

One of the top issues with gardeners these days is the plight of pollinators — bees, other insects and butterflies. If you have gardened for any length of time, you…

Visit Our Minnesota State Fair Garden

The Minnesota State Fair can be a hot, dusty and crowded place, but there are places of refuge. One of them is the MSHS State Fair Garden, which is at…

We’re Getting Ready for the Minnesota State Fair!

The Minnesota State Fair doesn’t open until tomorrow, but we’re getting everything ready to go for what is possibly the busiest two weeks of the year for the Minnesota State…