Back to Basics 2019 Vendor List


A wide shot of the Back to Basics vendor fair  Pine River Minnesota  People stand in front of a booth


We are now accepting proposals for vendors/exhibitors! The vendor area filled in record time for our 2018 event, so don't wait to get your proposal in! Additional information can be found in our Vendor Guidelines. You may submit your proposal using our online form, or you can print the paper form and mail it in. Vendor/exhibitors must have their proposal in by Saturday, November 10th to be included in our event promotion. Proposals will be accepted up until the event, as space allows. Vendors will also need to fill out an ST-19 form, which can be returned to us by email, mail, or at check-in the day of the event.


Here's the current list of the vendors/exhibitors that will be attending our 13th annual Back to Basics on Saturday, February 2nd! Our vendor area is FREE & open to the public, so make sure to drop by for a large variety of locally grown and sustainably made goodies!


Above All Earthworms - Worm castings fertilizers, maple syrup, raw honey, chaga, essential oil products, and hairpins. 

Amethyst Oaks - Mineral make-up consisting of powder foundations, blush, eye shadow, eye liner, mascara, facial cleanser, facial moisturizer, & eye make-up remover. Will also have natural soy candles with cotton wicks. 

B&B FarmCo - Goat milk soap & bath/body products made on an 80 acre off-grid farm. 

Bea's Botanicals Balms, salves, & bath treatments made from organic & locally sourced ingredients. 

Beautiful World Products - Locally handmade embroidered blankets, pillows, bags, & more! 

Boondock Enterprises - Jams, jellies, mustards, syrups, shrubs, herbal teas & dips, plus beauty lotions, creams, & bars made using homegrown, clean ingredients. 

Brainerd Weight Loss and Wellness - Weight loss & health information & consulting. 

Brakstad Green Acres - Natural frozen beef, milled flour/grains, home canned products - grown and harvested at their farm. In addition, they will have marketing material for the farm and CSA. 

Brenda Mason, Inc. - Clothing from repurposed fabrics.

Chengwatana Farm - Rare breed natural black wool products: yarn, roving, tanned sheepskins. Summer work opportunities available and a sign-up sheet for grassfed meat & poultry for 2019. Chengwatana Farm is based on organic, permaculture, & restorative principles. Sales of all farm products help support those activities & result in soil & water protection, as well as enhanced local food security. 

Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) - Information on energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy. 

Coaching 4 Simple Joy - providing tools to help people live a more simple & sustainable lifestyle! 

Crow Wing Food Co-Op - Minnesota made & grown products, featuring BBQ sauces, honey mustard, and chips! 

Down to Earth Wood - Handmade wood cabinets and information about renting local shop space for woodworking projects.  

Earthway Farm & Gifts - Wire wrapped gem trees, wire wrapped jewelry, singing bowls, gemstones, & metaphysical items. 

Extended Seasons Indoor Gardening - Baker Creek Heirloom seeds & supplies for hydroponic gardening. 

Faith in Action for Cass County - Information & free resources to help connect people in need with community volunteers to support a self-sufficient & resilient community. 

Foothills Alpaca Farm - Alpaca products including socks, scarves, hats, yarn, stuffed toy alpacas, teddy bears, etc. 

Garden Circle Raised Beds - Raised garden beds and Fair Trade harvest baskets. 

Glacage Massage Products - Organic glacage infused massage creams and locally produced massage creams infused with CBD oil and essential oils. 

Grampa G's - Family farm selling produce, canned goods, & dehydrated goods. Information available on deep winter greenhouse construction & growing.

HealthSource of Baxter - Chair massages & information regarding health, chiropractic, and rehabilitation care. 

Hempworx - Pure (no fillers) organic non-GMO CBD oil. Certification of analysis available. Bottles of 500mg and 750mg are available, and 250mg for pets will be on hand. 

Herbalife Distributor - Health, wellness, weight loss, and nutrition products. Will be providing FREE body fat tests at the event. Participants can sign up for wellness profiles. 

Ideal Green Market Cooperative - Information & registration for memberships to Ideal Green Market Cooperative.

Kowalzek Salves - Honey, skin creams, soaps, candles, deodorant and lip balm made using honey and beeswax from locally sourced bees. 

Kristin Knits Farm - Yarn, roving, greeting cards, felted items, dryer balls, and various knitted items. 

Leaning Silo Folk & Homestead School - Information about their school where you can come to relax, de-stress &  learn a new skill. Class topics include living off the land, self-sufficiency, and a variety of folk arts. 

Mann Lake, Ltd. - Information on hobby beekeeping & a catalog of products. They will also be selling beekeeping and hobby books, bee gift items, honey sticks, & honey candy. 

Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Produce Safety Program - Provides MN farmers with outreach, education & technical assistance related to the federal Produce Safety Rule's food safety requirements. Sharing info & handouts about the rules and training/services to any produce farmers in attendance & the general public. 

Ole Lake Farm - Heritage whole wheat flour, rye flour, & stone ground cornmeal, grown with no non-organic inputs & very little outside inputs of any kind. Goat's milk soap made with coconut oil & olive oil, as well as lard from humanely & naturally raised pigs. 

Peppy Pete's Gourmet Salsa - Twelve varieties of handcrafted salsas made from fresh vegetables and fruits. 

Pine River Seed Library - Information about the seed library & how it works. Membership forms, seed forms for borrowing seeds, & seeds to borrow! 

Pine River Watershed Alliance- A nonprofit dedicated to protecting & preserving the Pine River Watershed's land & water quality for the present & future generations.  

Poofy Organics - An organic bath, body, and home product company. 

Ready-2-Fruit Mushrooms LLC - Mushroom kits and cultivation supplies. 

Redfern Gardens - Products made in a home shop from local, sustainably harvested lumber. 

RetroGreen Energy - A retrofit insulation company with information about an environmentally friendly insulation product that will last longer than conventional methods of insulation and help reduce your energy bills!

Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) - A nonprofit dedicated to making solar energy accessible to all people. 

Serenity Now Alpaca Farm - Alpaca products including hand spun yarn and handmade creations including hats, mittens, cowls, rugs, & dryer balls. Will also have rag rugs, bags, & rug mugs, plus wholesale alpaca socks, hats, & mittens. 

ShellySellsSeashellsbytheSeashore - One of a kind, handmade nature-inspired jewelry - earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets. 

Stone Woman Herbals - A variety of natural and organic products from their natural health and wellness stores. Also providing information on services, such as reiki and local area classes.

theHERBAL Cache - Homemade wild-crafted herbal products that include tinctures, body balms, roll-ons, inhalers, etc. 

ThymeForAngels & Let's Get Stones - Reiki infused gemstone jewelry, tumbled stones, fairy dolls, copper wands, and other alternative healing methods to complement your healing path. 

TOPS 9551 Join this weight loss program for tips on exercise, diet, and health along with mutual support on your weight loss journey. 

U-Roast-Em Home coffee bean roasting machines and a variety of green coffee beans that are Fair Trade, organic, and from women-owned plantations. 

Whakima Herbals, LLC - Herb & plant-based balms, beauty, first aid, healing & more from home grown & locally sourced ingredients.

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