Holiday gift ideas from CFANS

Buy your holiday tree and support our students!

November 27 until sold out, 2pm-9pm weekdays, 9am-9pm weekends, Les Bolstad Golf Course parking lot

The UMN Forestry Club's annual tree sale is now open for the holiday season.  The tree sale is completely run by students; they help prep trees for sale as well as manage and work the tree lot. All proceeds go to support the club and its members. The tree lot can be found in the Les Bolstad Golf Course parking lot on Larpenteur north of the Saint Paul campus. Only cash and check are accepted. They are open weekdays from 2p.m. - 9 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. until they sell out.

Frenatae Honey Sale

December 2 to December 4, 10:30am-3:30pm, Hodson Hall & St. Paul Student Center 

Frenatae, the Department of Entomology's graduate student organization, is holding their annual sale where they will be selling honey, greeting cards and calendars featuring insect illustrations, candles, silk scarves, and more. Booths will be set up in front of the Natural Resources Library in Hodson Hall and in the St. Paul Student Center (lower level in front of the Post Office).

The club is taking pre-orders for honey bears or 5-pound jugs of honey. Fill out the 2015 Frenatae Pre-Order Form and email it to or deliver it to the Frenatae mailbox marked "Honey Sale Pre-orders" in 230 Hodson Hall by end of day on November 30. Payments must be received by December 2. Orders will be filled on a first-come/first-serve basis.

For more information, please visit the Frenatae website.

Applied Plant Science Graduate Club Coffee Sale

Order by December 14, Pick-up December 17, Borlaug Hall

Just in time for the holidays, the APS Graduate Club is happy to announce this year's coffee sale with the Velasquez Family!. Velasquez Family Coffee sells high quality coffee grown by the Velasquez family in Honduras, in order to ensure a livable income and support their efforts to protect and enhance the precious cloud forest ecosystems where they grow their coffee. Because the farms are small, the coffee is harvested by hand and sun dried with close attention to quality. It is freshly roasted in small batches in Minnesota by a master roaster.

To order, add your name, email/phone number and select coffee in your column in the order form. Or sign up on the order form in the Horticulture or Agronomy main offices. Cash, check and credit card payment options will be accepted at pick-up on December 17. For more information please contact Lu Yin at

Dairy and Meat Salesroom Gift Box

Order online or visit the salesroom Wednesdays 2-5pm, Andrew Boss Lab of Meat Science

The Dairy and Meat Salesroom sells dairy products made in the Pilot Plant in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, as well as meat products from the Meat Lab. Gift boxes will be available during November and December! Check out the PDF iconGift Box Info Form (pdf) Meat Lab products, pricing and information are available hereThe salesroom is open to the public on Wednesdays from 2-5 p.m in Room 166 Andrew Boss Lab of Meat Science (ABLMS), 1354 Eckles Avenue, St. Paul Campus.