Our February partner is East Side Neighborhood Services (ESNS), a nonprofit human services agency that provides basic needs resources and social services. With a focus on individuals, families, and neighborhoods in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. Formed in 1915, the organization recently turned 100, and has helped 11,500 individuals (in 2010 alone) through a broad rangeRead More


  Happy New Year, everybody! Today we are excited to announce a new program at Fair State, a collaborative effort between the brewery, our member-owners, and the community that we call home. Introducing Fair State Cooperates. Every month we will be teaming up with a different local organization, as selected by our membership. Starting today,Read More


As many of you know, we recently opened our beer garden behind the brewery. Building this has been a long process, that has taken the help of many members as well as Northeast Minneapolis businesses. We here at Fair State Coop, like everyone in Minnesota, enjoy outdoor drinking in the summer. So this spring weRead More


Once we landed in NE MPLS, there was never any doubt that we chose the right spot. And as if we needed any more convincing, this last weekend with Art-A-Whirl, solidified our love of this community. There was a ridiculous quantity of art, music, and food this weekend, and here is a little recap ofRead More