Forum staff reports, Published August 05 2009
Barn of the Year contestants soughtFriends of Minnesota Barns is seeking local barn owners to enter their barn into FoMB’s 2009 Barn of the Year Award contest.
FoMB is a nonprofit organization that supports efforts to keep traditional barns and other historic farm buildings part of Minnesota’s rural landscape.
Barn owners can find entry forms at www.friendsofminnesotabarns.
org. Entries must be returned by Sept. 11.
Entries will be divided into farm use and non-farm use and will be judged on historical significance, preservation efforts, preservation creativity and perceived future of the barn.
The winner of each category will receive $200 cash as well as other prizes.
For more information, call (612) 338-2276.