Interested in growing hazelnuts on your farm or acreage? Heard of Midwest hazelnuts? If this piques your interest, you are invited to a meeting 1-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at Central Lakes College, 501 W. College Drive, Brainerd, in the Small Business Development Center, room E203.

Attend to learn more about the emerging hazelnut industry. All are welcome. Attendance is free. Register online at https://mnhazelnuts.eventbrite.com. RSVP is required.

The University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership has been collaborating with the Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative and Forever Green to research the growing hazelnut industry and the emerging opportunity in the Midwest for growing hazelnuts.

Information will be shared at this free meeting for those who might be interested in growing hazelnuts as a new crop for northern Minnesota. For more on the University of Minnesota’s hazelnut program with the Forever Green Institute, visit the hazelnut website, https://bit.ly/2RJdVN5.