Thank you for attending the 14th Annual

Back to Basics! 

Stay tuned for information about B2B 2021.






Back to Basics is the premier sustainable living event of north-central Minnesota! It combines workshops, vendors/exhibitors, a keynote, lunch, door prizes, and more to bring roughly 400 people together to share ideas on a wide variety of topics related to sustainability and resiliency. In addition to 40+ workshops, this event includes a large vendor area with 50+ booths providing educational materials, services, and locally made/grown goods of a sustainable nature. The vendor area is open to the public for free. School-aged (K-6) children’s programming runs concurrently so bring the family and enjoy the day together!


 Click on a category below to find out more information! 

Workshop Participants: With 45 different workshops throughout the day, there's bound to be a topic to help everyone live a little more sustainably! You can register Ala Carte to sign up for part of the day or get a Full Day pass. Find out more information about the schedule for the day, food/lunch options, the kids' program, workshop offerings, and more! 

Vendor/Exhibitor Fair: Our vendor fair is one you don't want to miss - it is FREE, open to the public, and includes over 50 booths! Find out more about being a vendor or who you will find at our vendor fair! 

Keynote: Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, CEO of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance will be giving this year's keynote address.  Find out more about him and how he can teach us how to farm while healing the earth! (Free to attend!) 

Back to Basics Enthusiasts: We would not be able to do this event without our supporters, promoters, sponsors, and volunteers! Find out more about the many ways YOU can help make B2B a success while helping our community be more resilient!

Frequently Asked Questions: Have a question about B2B? Are you a presenter/vendor looking for guidelines? We've got you covered! 





If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to give us a call at 218-587-2303 or drop us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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