Pick Your Own Cream of the Crop at Farmer Doug’s Pumpkin Patch

The Hoffbauer Farm is located at 3361 Lindahl Road in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Farmers battled against a dry growing season in the Northland, but it didn’t stop one local farm from producing a good quality yield of pumpkins this fall. “We know that sooner or later the frost is going to come for keeps,” said Doug Hoffbauer, owner of Hoffbauer Tree Farm. At Farmer Doug’s farm, Mother Nature gets the…

Empty Bowl Raises Over $57,000 for Second Harvest

More than 150,000 Meals Raised for Needy

DULUTH, Minn. – Yesterday’s Empty Bowl event, raised $57,715 for the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. The annual event ensures that about 150,000 meals will be available to the less fortunate. Since it started in 1994, the event has raised more than a million dollars for the hungry, which equals about 3.1 million meals. “Once again we are amazed…