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I am looking for names/websites/addresses of artisanal bakers/ cheesemakers/farmers for a series of articles in a local paper maybe even video. Does anybody have a suggestion? Especially looking within a 200 mile radius of St. Clous mn area but any will do. Thanks

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  1. www.localharvest.org
    www.goldenfig.com

    Call Alex Roberts (Alma and Brasa) and Lenny Russo (Heartland) and Brenda Langton (Cafe Brenda and Spoonriver) and follow their networks.

      1. Green Pastures Dairy - in Carlton, MN near Duluth. Beautiful cheeses.

        http://www.greenpasturesdairy.com/

        1. It seems to me that the slow food movement embraces what you're talking about. http://slowfoodmn.org/local.html

          The lists here are very representative for the most part (never knew Broder's had Slow Food cred).

          Rustica Bread is the best local traditional hand made product. I wouldn't miss Lucia Watson's take on the topic as she's got longevity. Is St. Clous within 200 miles of the Twin Cities? I haven;t heard of it.

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          1. re: keg

            I assume you are referring to St. Cloud, which is probably 60-70 miles NW of Minneapolis, right up I-94.

          2. the folks at classic provisions, distributor/supplier to higher-end cheesemongers in the area, can probably give you a great list of artisanal local cheese makers. 763-544-2025.

            heartland food network http://www.mnproject.org/food-heartla...
            southeast mn food network http://southeastmnfoodnetwork.com/smfn/