UPCOMING EVENTS

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We wrapped up the 2018 season of First Fridays on December 7. We’re so grateful for all who took the time to engage with our local food community.

Mark your calendars for Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 and stay tuned to social for details.

Want to ensure First Fridays at B continues? Help us fund the upcoming season by donating via the FM Area Caring Catalog (search First Fridays) now through Dec. 31.

  Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2 p.m.  - Join the Cass Clay Food Partners, Ugly Food of the North, Northern Plains Sustainable Ag and the North Dakota Culinary Institute Project for a screening of   “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film Screening”

Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. - Join the Cass Clay Food Partners, Ugly Food of the North, Northern Plains Sustainable Ag and the North Dakota Culinary Institute Project for a screening of “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film Screening”


PAST EVENTS

  Friday, December 7 -  Our final First Fridays of 2018 featured three local chefs: Andrea Baumgardner of BernBaum's, Patricia Hanson Vetter of Prairie St John's, and Travis Rosenbluth of Harvestable.

Friday, December 7 - Our final First Fridays of 2018 featured three local chefs: Andrea Baumgardner of BernBaum's, Patricia Hanson Vetter of Prairie St John's, and Travis Rosenbluth of Harvestable.

  Sunday, November 25:  We partnered with our friends at Junkyard Brewing to host our second  Leftover Junksgiving: A Celebration of Leftovers & Giving!

Sunday, November 25: We partnered with our friends at Junkyard Brewing to host our second Leftover Junksgiving: A Celebration of Leftovers & Giving!

  Friday, November 2 -  Our November First Fridays focused on the stories of farmers in and around the Fargo-Moorhead and featured Sam Rydell of Nurtured Plains Farm, Amber & Ross Lockhart of Heart and Soil Farm, and Jaclyn Weber of Folcstede Farms.

Friday, November 2 - Our November First Fridays focused on the stories of farmers in and around the Fargo-Moorhead and featured Sam Rydell of Nurtured Plains Farm, Amber & Ross Lockhart of Heart and Soil Farm, and Jaclyn Weber of Folcstede Farms.

  Saturday, October 13:  Ugly Food Hour at the  2018 Apple Harvest Festival  included a short presentation on food grading, and samples of three different types of apples.  Special thanks to our friends at Wild Terra for providing us with delicious Fireside and Chestnut Crab apples!

Saturday, October 13: Ugly Food Hour at the 2018 Apple Harvest Festival included a short presentation on food grading, and samples of three different types of apples.

Special thanks to our friends at Wild Terra for providing us with delicious Fireside and Chestnut Crab apples!

  Friday, September 7  - Our second season of First Fridays at B kicks off with our September edition focused on hunger. The event will feature insight from Melissa Sobolik of Great Plains Food Bank; Andrew Flory of Dorothy Day Food Pantry, & Stacie Loegering of Emergency Food Pantry.

Friday, September 7 - Our second season of First Fridays at B kicks off with our September edition focused on hunger. The event will feature insight from Melissa Sobolik of Great Plains Food Bank; Andrew Flory of Dorothy Day Food Pantry, & Stacie Loegering of Emergency Food Pantry.

  Friday, October 5 -  Our October edition of First Fridays at B focused on how food + commerce can build community. Event featured Joe Burgum and Simone Wai of  Folkways  + Founders/Organizers of the  Red River Market .

Friday, October 5 - Our October edition of First Fridays at B focused on how food + commerce can build community. Event featured Joe Burgum and Simone Wai of Folkways + Founders/Organizers of the Red River Market.

  Sunday, September 9 at 2 p.m.  - Join the Cass Clay Hunger Coalition and partners for a screening of the documentary  A Place At The Table  on Sunday, September 9, at 2 p.m. at  The Fargo Theatre . Join us after the film for a post-documentary social & panel discussion from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Broadway Garage.

Sunday, September 9 at 2 p.m. - Join the Cass Clay Hunger Coalition and partners for a screening of the documentary A Place At The Table on Sunday, September 9, at 2 p.m. at The Fargo Theatre. Join us after the film for a post-documentary social & panel discussion from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Broadway Garage.

  Tuesday, July 17 from 7-9 p.m.  Brush up on your cooking and cuisine knowledge and join  #FMuglyfood on Tuesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at  Front Street Taproom  for food-themed trivia! Prizes from our friends at Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company and Pounds.

Tuesday, July 17 from 7-9 p.m. Brush up on your cooking and cuisine knowledge and join #FMuglyfoodon Tuesday, July 17 at 7 p.m. at Front Street Taproom for food-themed trivia! Prizes from our friends at Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company and Pounds.

   Friday, June 1, 2018    -  Join Ugly Food of the North & the Cass Clay Food Partners for a  special edition of First Fridays at B on Friday, June 1 at the Moorhead Center Mall . This meeting is the first in a series of opportunities to provide input and ideas for the Metropolitan Food Systems Plan. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Programming begins at 8 a.m.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - Join Ugly Food of the North & the Cass Clay Food Partners for a special edition of First Fridays at B on Friday, June 1 at the Moorhead Center Mall. This meeting is the first in a series of opportunities to provide input and ideas for the Metropolitan Food Systems Plan. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Programming begins at 8 a.m.

  May 13, 2018  -Join  Heart-n-Soul Community Café  &  Ugly Food of the North  on Sunday, May 13 for a Community Cafe featuring Build Your Own lunch bowls! Event will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 13, 2018 -Join Heart-n-Soul Community Café & Ugly Food of the North on Sunday, May 13 for a Community Cafe featuring Build Your Own lunch bowls! Event will be held at Fargo Cass Public Health from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  May 4, 2018  - Our final First Fridays of season one will feature a presentation by the wonderful folks behind  Heart-n-Soul Community Café . Doors + coffee at

May 4, 2018 - Our final First Fridays of season one will feature a presentation by the wonderful folks behind Heart-n-Soul Community Café. Doors + coffee at

  April 21, 2018 -  Join the  Little Free Garden  project at the Red River Spring Market on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reserve a pre-built garden or register an existing garden today!

April 21, 2018 - Join the Little Free Garden project at the Red River Spring Market on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reserve a pre-built garden or register an existing garden today!

  April 6, 2018  - Join us for First Fridays on  Friday, April 6 [doors + coffee at 7:30 a.m.] at Theatre B.  The theme of April's event is Incubator Kitchens & New Food Businesses and will feature presentations by Casey Steele (Square One Kitchen & Rentals), Jeremiah & Rachel Lea Utecht (Off The Deck Hot Sauce and Flannel Fizz) and Megan Lewis (Milk Made).

April 6, 2018 - Join us for First Fridays on Friday, April 6 [doors + coffee at 7:30 a.m.] at Theatre B. The theme of April's event is Incubator Kitchens & New Food Businesses and will feature presentations by Casey Steele (Square One Kitchen & Rentals), Jeremiah & Rachel Lea Utecht (Off The Deck Hot Sauce and Flannel Fizz) and Megan Lewis (Milk Made).

  March 27, 2018 -  Join  FARRMS , Ugly Food of the North &  Cass Clay Food Partners  for the Farmers Market Round Up - a FREE event to learn about farmers market opportunities in the greater Fargo-Moorhead area.

March 27, 2018 - Join FARRMS, Ugly Food of the North & Cass Clay Food Partners for the Farmers Market Round Up - a FREE event to learn about farmers market opportunities in the greater Fargo-Moorhead area.

  March 2018 -  Our third    First Fridays at B  featured presentations by Yoke-Sim Gunaratne of Cultural Diversity Resources & Peter Schott of International Potluck Fargo.  [watch video]

March 2018 - Our third First Fridays at B featured presentations by Yoke-Sim Gunaratne of Cultural Diversity Resources & Peter Schott of International Potluck Fargo. [watch video]

  February 2018 -  Our second  First Fridays at B  featured a presentation by Kaye Kirsch, Abby Gold & Joleen Baker of Prairie Roots Food Co-op.  [watch video]

February 2018 - Our second First Fridays at B featured a presentation by Kaye Kirsch, Abby Gold & Joleen Baker of Prairie Roots Food Co-op. [watch video]

  January 2018 -  Our inaugural  First Fridays at B  featured a presentation by Jack Wood, Nola J Storm & Simeon Bakunda of Growing Together ~ A Community Garden Ministry.  [watch video]

January 2018 - Our inaugural First Fridays at B featured a presentation by Jack Wood, Nola J Storm & Simeon Bakunda of Growing Together ~ A Community Garden Ministry. [watch video]

  December 2017 -   First Fridays Food Action Network Meet-up  at Prairie Roots Food Co-op encouraged people to get involved + learn more about event series,  First Fridays at B.

December 2017 - First Fridays Food Action Network Meet-up at Prairie Roots Food Co-op encouraged people to get involved + learn more about event series, First Fridays at B.

  October 2017 -   Fall Community Potluck  at Front Street Taproom celebrated the changing seasons and included lots of imperfect produce from Ugly Food Day at the Red River Market.

October 2017 - Fall Community Potluck at Front Street Taproom celebrated the changing seasons and included lots of imperfect produce from Ugly Food Day at the Red River Market.

  September 2017 -   Ugly Food Day at the Red River Market  included a kids scavenger hunt and a  Sanford Family Wellness Center  demo + taste test featuring ugly food.

September 2017 - Ugly Food Day at the Red River Market included a kids scavenger hunt and a Sanford Family Wellness Center demo + taste test featuring ugly food.

  August 2017 -   Food Trivia at Front Street  featured cooking + cuisine themed questions.

August 2017 - Food Trivia at Front Street featured cooking + cuisine themed questions.

  July 2017 -   Fargo Nerd Nite  featuring our Megan Myrdal with "Get the Facts on Food Waste."

July 2017 - Fargo Nerd Nite featuring our Megan Myrdal with "Get the Facts on Food Waste."

  June 2017 -   Conversations on Food and Farming  co-hosted by the  ClayWilkin Corn and Soybean Growers Association  at Fargo Brewing Company

June 2017 - Conversations on Food and Farming co-hosted by the ClayWilkin Corn and Soybean Growers Association at Fargo Brewing Company

  June 2017 -   More Taste, Less Waste  hosted at Square One Kitchen Rental Space.  Watch archived Facebook Live Video here!

June 2017 - More Taste, Less Waste hosted at Square One Kitchen Rental Space. Watch archived Facebook Live Video here!

  May 2017  -  Orchard Hour: Help Build + Name Moorhead’s New Community Orchard  co-hosted with Longspur Prairie Foundation

May 2017 - Orchard Hour: Help Build + Name Moorhead’s New Community Orchard co-hosted with Longspur Prairie Foundation

  April 2017  -  Terra Madre: An Earth Day Celebration of Local Food  hosted at Bluestem Center for the Arts

April 2017 - Terra Madre: An Earth Day Celebration of Local Food hosted at Bluestem Center for the Arts

  March 2017 - Conversations on Food and Farming, co-hosted by the  ClayWilkin Corn and Soybean Growers Association  at Drekker Brewing Company

March 2017- Conversations on Food and Farming, co-hosted by the ClayWilkin Corn and Soybean Growers Association at Drekker Brewing Company

  February 2017 -  Community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company featuring Jonathan Bloom, author of  American Wasteland  and a prominent national voice in the end-food-waste movement.

February 2017 - Community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company featuring Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland and a prominent national voice in the end-food-waste movement.

  October 2016 -  This event was co-hosted by Ugly Food of the North and  Prairie Roots Food Co-op . Food For Change is an 82-minute documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture.

October 2016 - This event was co-hosted by Ugly Food of the North and Prairie Roots Food Co-op. Food For Change is an 82-minute documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture.

  October 2016 -  Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company

October 2016 - Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company

  September 2016 -  In September,  #FMuglyfood  were honored to be the UnPillaged organization of the month. Thanks to Drekker Brewing Company for the generous donation of $619!

September 2016 - In September, #FMuglyfood were honored to be the UnPillaged organization of the month. Thanks to Drekker Brewing Company for the generous donation of $619!

  September 2016 -  We hosted our FIRST birthday party in the same place as our first community potluck event: Drekker Brewing Company

September 2016 - We hosted our FIRST birthday party in the same place as our first community potluck event: Drekker Brewing Company

  August 2016 -  In honor of our inaugural season of the  Little Free Garden  project, we hosted an informal tour of local gardens.  See our  Little Free Garden map  to find a garden near you.

August 2016 - In honor of our inaugural season of the Little Free Garden project, we hosted an informal tour of local gardens.

See our Little Free Garden map to find a garden near you.

  August 2016 -  We partnered with  Heart-and-Soul Community Cafe  to take fresh food that would otherwise be wasted and made it into a delicious meal. The Community Cafe model invites anyone to come and enjoy the meal, regardless of ability to pay.

August 2016 - We partnered with Heart-and-Soul Community Cafe to take fresh food that would otherwise be wasted and made it into a delicious meal. The Community Cafe model invites anyone to come and enjoy the meal, regardless of ability to pay.

  July 2016:  We hosted a membership drive for  Prairie Roots Food Co-op  because we believe the co-op supports our vision + dream for a more sustainable F-M food community (including a place to buy "ugly" food).

July 2016: We hosted a membership drive for Prairie Roots Food Co-op because we believe the co-op supports our vision + dream for a more sustainable F-M food community (including a place to buy "ugly" food).

  June 2016 -  Pop-up farmers market at Junkyard Brewing Company included vendors  Boyum Farms ,  First Ave Promo , Four Seasonings Catering,  The Garden Party ,  New Breed  Brew Chews,  Three Bears Honey Co. ,  Woodchuck Community Farm , Sundog Prairie Farm,  Robert V. Byrd  (aka Rib Supreme) and  Prairie Roots Food Co-op .

June 2016 - Pop-up farmers market at Junkyard Brewing Company included vendors Boyum Farms, First Ave Promo, Four Seasonings Catering, The Garden Party, New Breed Brew Chews, Three Bears Honey Co., Woodchuck Community Farm, Sundog Prairie Farm, Robert V. Byrd (aka Rib Supreme) and Prairie Roots Food Co-op.

  May 2016 -  Screening of "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" at the Fargo Theatre, followed by an informal social event at  Proof Artisan Distillers .

May 2016 - Screening of "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" at the Fargo Theatre, followed by an informal social event at Proof Artisan Distillers.

  April 2016 -  The Little Free Garden project hosted its first build event on Saturday, April 23 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.

April 2016 - The Little Free Garden project hosted its first build event on Saturday, April 23 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.

  April 2016 -  Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank

April 2016 - Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank

  March 2016 -  Community conversation on farming featuring panelists Amber Lockhart ( Heart and Soil Farm ), Nick Vinje (Vinje Farm), Lynn Brakke ( Lynn Brakke Organic Farms ) and Pete Nielsen ( Dirt Head Microgreens )

March 2016 - Community conversation on farming featuring panelists Amber Lockhart (Heart and Soil Farm), Nick Vinje (Vinje Farm), Lynn Brakke (Lynn Brakke Organic Farms) and Pete Nielsen (Dirt Head Microgreens)

  March 2016 -  Ugly Food of the North presented "Our Story (so far)" at the FM Sustainability Network Meet-up at the Prairie Den co-working place in downtown Fargo.

March 2016 - Ugly Food of the North presented "Our Story (so far)" at the FM Sustainability Network Meet-up at the Prairie Den co-working place in downtown Fargo.

  February 2016 -  Community conversation on composting featuring panelists Peter Schultz ( The Longspur Prairie Fund ), Jessica Creuzer, ( River Keepers ) and Stephanie Reynolds (Clay County)

February 2016 - Community conversation on composting featuring panelists Peter Schultz (The Longspur Prairie Fund), Jessica Creuzer, (River Keepers) and Stephanie Reynolds (Clay County)

  January 2016 -  Community conversation with chef's panel featuring Andrea Baumgardner (Bernbaums), Brian Diumenti ( The Hotel Donaldson ) and Emily Swedberg ( Lucid Bakery )

January 2016 - Community conversation with chef's panel featuring Andrea Baumgardner (Bernbaums), Brian Diumenti (The Hotel Donaldson) and Emily Swedberg (Lucid Bakery)

  December 2015 -  Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company

December 2015 - Volunteer event at Great Plains Food Bank + informal happy hour at Fargo Brewing Company

  November 2015 -  A Local Ugly Food Buffet at Everest Tikka House in Moorhead, Minn.

November 2015 - A Local Ugly Food Buffet at Everest Tikka House in Moorhead, Minn.

  November 2015 -  Leftover Junksgiving Potluck at Junkyard Brewing Company in Moorhead, Minn.

November 2015 - Leftover Junksgiving Potluck at Junkyard Brewing Company in Moorhead, Minn.

  October 2015 -  A Community Conversation on Urban Agriculture featured panelists  Abby Gold  (NDSU School of Public Health),  Noelle Harden  (University of Minnesota Extension), Travis Luthi (Three Bears Honey Co.), Whitney Oxendahl (Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative Steering Committee) and  Kayla Pridmore  (Woodchuck Community Farms).

October 2015 - A Community Conversation on Urban Agriculture featured panelists Abby Gold (NDSU School of Public Health), Noelle Harden (University of Minnesota Extension), Travis Luthi (Three Bears Honey Co.), Whitney Oxendahl (Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative Steering Committee) and Kayla Pridmore (Woodchuck Community Farms).

  September 2015  - Our very first event was a community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company in conjunction with the Red River Market.  This event was slated to be a one-time event - but our community showed up, and Ugly Food of the North was officially born.

September 2015 - Our very first event was a community potluck at Drekker Brewing Company in conjunction with the Red River Market.

This event was slated to be a one-time event - but our community showed up, and Ugly Food of the North was officially born.