Camp Fair State is a grown-up summer camp filled with activities, education, food, and beer. Camp is in session September 7-9th at YMCA Camp Miller in Sturgeon Lake, MN. For two days and nights, campers can expect a full schedule of educational sessions, nature walks, crafting, swimming, climbing, archery, canoeing, and more. This isRead More


This month the Fair State Cooperators are helping out with SACA Food Shelf & Thrift Store. During these late Summer months, SACA receives shipments of fresh produce from local farms on six separate occasions. The produce is then given out in SACA‘s parking lot. Last year, over the course of six Saturdays, they gave out over 42,000Read More


In the last 18 months, our Fair State Cooperates program has successfully donated thousands of dollars to our nonprofit partners. As the brewery and our membership expands, so does our community-based initiative. When we first launched FSC, $1 from every growler and $.50 from every 750ml purchase went to our partner of the month. This Spring weRead More


We are quite proud of the more than 1,000 Member-Owners that are the foundation of our cooperative. These people have supported our business through patronage, our neighbors through volunteer initiatives, our community through social gatherings, and so much more! To highlight and highfive these great folks, we are throwing our first Member Week. April 1-7thRead More


This year Fair State Co-op is stretching the canvas for Art-A-Whirl! In our third year participating, we are placing an even greater emphasis on the art. To do this, we need your help. We are looking for artists to feature on AAW weekend by utilizing their designs in live screen-printing. WHAT: We are calling uponRead More


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This last Saturday Fair State Brewing Cooperative held its third annual Co-Optoberfest. An event that serves as both birthday party and meeting of member-owners. So before breaking out the accordions, we got down to business. The Meeting The day began with a social hour, allowing members to check in, mingle, and grab a beer. OurRead More