Century and Sesquicentennial Farms

Carrying on a legacy. 

The Century Farm and Sesquicentennial Farm programs honor the legacy of family farms in the state of Minnesota. Since its inception, over 11,000 family farms have received the Century Farm honor, while over 450 were honored with Sesquicentennial Farm recognition.

Century Farms

Century Farm logo with Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau logosThe Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation and the Minnesota State Fair work in conjunction to honor Minnesota families that have owned their farms for at least 100 years, are at least 50 acres in size and are currently involved in farming. 

Century Farm families receive a commemorative sign, as well as a certificate signed by the president of the State Fair, president of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the governor of Minnesota. For more information, email centuryfarms@mnstatefair.org or call 651-288-4400.


2022 Century Farm Recipients

Sesquicentennial Farms

sesquicentennial farm signThe Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation honors Minnesota families that have owned their farms for at least 150 years, are at least 50 acres in size and are currently involved in agricultural production. 

A commemorative certificate signed by the governor of Minnesota, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and president of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition. For more information contact Rachael Peterson or call 651-768-2151.



2022 Sesquicentennial Farm Award Recipients