Hibbing

Jill and Rob Hietala

If you've ever wanted to find out where local food comes from, or if you're interested in becoming a local grower yourself, there's an opportunity to visit Floodwood River Farm between 9 and 11 a.m. this Saturday morning as part of the 4th Annual Iron Range Harvest Festival.

Jason Helstrom's pastures have so much grass "we don't know what to do with it." It's the result of a  grazing practice he uses on Helstrom Farm in Hibbing  that mimics the eating, trampling and fertilizing actions of the thousands of bison that built the great prairies of this country as they followed the grass through the seasons.

Grant Frashier

On Close to Home host Grant Frashier visited the Greyhound Bus Museum in Hibbing, Minnesota, and discovered the amazing story of how a Swedish immigrant turned his failure as an automobile salesman into a successful new business.

Grant Frashier

Close to Home visits Mr. Ed's Farm near Hibbing for Supper on the Farm an event that wants to connect people with local farmers for an evening of food, learning, music and fun.

Grant Frashier

Hundreds of book lovers converged on the Hibbing Armory last week for the annual AAUW book sale.  There were over 60,000 books in over 40 categories with everything from cookbooks, history, biography, novels, nature and much more.  Close to Home host Grant Frashier was there to talk with other book lovers about the event - as well as doing some shopping of his own.

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