Jeff Zeitler, co-owner of Urban Forage Winery & Cider House, isn’t your typical farmer. With a focus on what he calls “urban agriculture,” he strives to crowdsource all of his ingredients from the landscape around him. But urban areas have limited green space to grow fruit on a large scale, which is how he came … [ Read more]
Since January, Urban Forage Winery & Cider House has been equal parts winery and construction zone. On their way to opening a taproom at their production winery and cider house, owners Jeff and Gita Zeitler spent months replacing the building’s roof, remodeling the front entryway, installing a new HVAC system, hanging drywall, and building the … [ Read more]
Cherry season is upon us, and Urban Forage Winery wants them. All of them. If you have a cherry tree and aren’t planning on using the fruit, and/or if you want to help the winery by picking cherries, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Urban Forage Winery & Cider House wants your dandelions. In fact, they want all the dandelions. Why? They’re making their first commercial batch of dandelion wine soon. The winery is looking for any and all dandelion and/or lilac donations, and will even come pick them up from you. Just email email@example.com, and they’ll put you on the … [ Read more]
Urban Forage Winery and Cider House in South Minneapolis announced today it’s adding a pear cider to its lineup. The new cider joins Urban Forage’s Dry Apple Cider, Semisweet Sparkling Cider, and Cherry Apple Cider. Like the Cherry Apple Cider, quantities are limited, although they anticipate having it in stock for several months. Look for it … [ Read more]
Spotlighting four Minnesota breweries getting close to opening their doors 10K Brewing Brother and sister Jesse and Ashley Hauf are about to open the first brewery in Anoka, Minnesota, but the siblings aren’t the only ones contributing to the family affair that is 10K Brewing. [Read more…] OMNI Brewing Company “Omni” means “all” or “of … [ Read more]
A featureless, white stucco storefront along East Lake Street in Minneapolis’ Phillips neighborhood will find its way into the history books this fall as home to the first winery in Minneapolis–St. Paul since before Prohibition. Husband and wife Jeff and Gita Zeitler are the founders of Urban Forage Winery & Cider House, which will be … [ Read more]