About

Aerial market shot vertical About PageMill City Farmers Market is Minneapolis’ trusted source for healthy, local and organic groceries, bringing a wide assortment of fresh food, cooking education and live entertainment to one beautiful place.

MCFM is a non-profit organization that was founded in June of 2006 by Brenda Langton, in Collaboration with the Mill City Museum. With over 100 local farmers, small businesses, and artisans, MCFM strives to build a local, sustainable, and organic food economy in a vibrant, educational marketplace.

The outdoor market is located next to the Guthrie Theatre on 2nd Street S. and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis’ Downtown East neighborhood. MCFM is lucky to have its indoor winter markets inside the historic Mill City Museum.

In addition to delicious local food, MCFM is proud to offer cooking demonstrations with professional chefs, engaging children’s activities, adult education on seasonal produce, live music, and much more at each of our markets. We hope you come down and see us soon–don’t forget your grocery list!

Outside every Saturday May-October from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in October). Winter markets are select Saturdays November -April inside the Mill City Museum. EBT, FMNP and credit/debit cards accepted. Click here to see our calendar!

MISSION

The Mill City Farmers Market inspires and nurtures a healthy community by building a local, sustainable and organic food economy in a vibrant educational marketplace.

VISION

Our vision is to be a nationally recognized marketplace model that connects, educates and empowers a community to support a healthy, sustainable food system to contribute to the success of local food growers and producers.

VALUES

Inclusion. We support access to healthy food for all residents of our community.

Stewardship. We nourish the health and integrity of land, animals and people.

Learning. We provide experiential opportunities that educate people about the quality, sourcing and true value of food.

Leadership. We strive to be a leading voice, innovator and public force for a healthy planet.

Partnership. We believe authentic, collaborative relationships are essential to achieving our vision.

Community. We promote a thriving and inclusive gathering place that celebrates our agricultural heritage in a national, historic landmark.

To learn more, read our current Report to the Community and our Sustainability Statement.

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